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RE: proper use of abbr and acronym

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 12:38:09 -0800
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To: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, "'Al Gilman'" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, "'WAI Interest Group \(E-mail\)'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 11:53 AM -0800 11/18/00, Charles F. Munat wrote:
>So I say, when coding in HTML, use <abbr> and let's just drop <acronym>.
>When speaking English, however, make every word count. Use acronym solely to
>refer to abbreviations which create pronounceable and meaningful words.
>And now, if you'll all just listen to me, the problem is solved!

Charles, you and I agree.

Actually, I believe that Ruby or something like it is a superior
approach to either <abbr> or <acronym>.

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Received on Monday, 20 November 2000 15:42:51 UTC

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