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Abbreviating years?

From: Juan Ulloa <julloa@bcc.ctc.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 09:56:25 -0800
Message-ID: <8F57F58366AF674EA546F184CF0626D2C92151@cascade.bcc.ctc.edu>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi all, again.

Is the common abbreviation of cutting out the first 2 digits of the year an
accessibility problem?

2003    = '03  or 2004 = '04.

 

Is the abbreviation tag useful for this purpose?  Or is the abbreviation so
common that if used in context it makes as much sense to a visual user as to
somebody accessing the website through a screen reader?

 

Just curious,

  Juan C. Ulloa
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