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Typo in XHTML1.0 draft

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 17:26:04 -0800
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19991126172557.01499b70@pop.intergate.ca>
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
In Section 1.2 it says:

 "XML™ is the shorthand for Extensible Markup Language, and is an acronym 
  of eXtensible Markup Language [XML]."

The second half is wrong.  XML has never been claimed to be an acronym,
(an abbreviation, yes, but the difference is material) and in particular, 
the X stands for the first syllable of "Extensible", not its second letter.  
"eXtensible" is simply a vile misspelling that shouldn't be propagated.

Cheers, Tim
Received on Friday, 26 November 1999 20:25:00 GMT

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