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RE: proper use of abbr and acronym

From: Paul Davis <paul@ten-20.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2000 09:21:42 +0000
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To: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

>And now, if you'll all just listen to me, the problem is solved!
>Charles F. Munat,
>Seattle, Washington
>P.S. Hey! How about this: we'll define a new tag instead. Example:
><abbr title="Mister">Mr.</abbr>
><acronym title="Mothers Against Drunk Driving">MADD</acronym>
><initials title="Hypertext Markup Language">HTML</initials>
>What do you say?

Sorry about the fit of the giggles I got when I read this Charles, but do I 
detect a hint of "be reasonable and see it my way"?


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