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Re: abbr, acronym and working examples

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 18:38:14 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200211071838.gA7IcEv00963@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> abbreviation and acronym already have definitions that were created 
> before the web, and are not of it, they certainly do not relate to 
> tooltip or your un-named and un-described alternatives.

Unfortunately, it seems that different countries have different 
interpretations of acronym, and, even in the UK, most people use
it when they mean abbreviation.  This distinction is a regular 
subject of debate about HTML.
Received on Thursday, 7 November 2002 13:56:11 UTC

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