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Re: Pubrules copyright boilerplate

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 09:17:43 +1100
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081203221743.GA3863@arc.mcc.id.au>

Ian B. Jacobs:
> > First, it would be good if I could use the “©” and “™” characters
> > directly, instead of being forced to use the entities.
> Sure. I believe the checker won't see the difference.

OK.  (Though I guess from just reading the written pubrules, it still
looks like only the entities can be used.)

> > Second, I would like my document to be valid HTML 5 as well as valid
> > XHTML 1.0, and to that end I would like to be able to use <abbr> instead
> > of <acronym> in that boilerplate, since <acronym> is not in HTML 5 (and
> > since MIT is not strictly an acronym anyway).
> Yes. I've updated pubrules and the checker accordingly.

Great, thanks!

> P.S. I believe ERCIM is an acronym, and MIT is in some languages
> other than English, like French and Italian. But I may be wrong.

Yes I have heard ERCIM pronounced as a word, but not MIT. :)


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