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Re: Abbreviating years?

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 21:53:21 +0100 (CET)
Message-Id: <200402122053.i1CKrLW3012513@asterix.andreasen.se>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On 12 Feb, Juan Ulloa wrote:

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

  I would *definetly* claim that it is, yes. You are, basically, cutting
  out a piece of the information you want to convey to the user, and
  then expecting them to fill it in themselves.

  Such a method reduces the accessibility of the information. I suggest
  not doing it.

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