Re: Acronym for Cougar?

Dave Raggett (
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 10:57:06 +0200

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Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 10:57:06 +0200
From: Dave Raggett <>
To: Charles Peyton Taylor <>
Subject: Re: Acronym for Cougar?

On reasons for adding the HTML 3.0 ACRONYM tag into Cougar:

> It would allow HTML to be written in a way that 
> would be more accessible to speech-enabled browsers. 
> For example, "NPS" would be pronounced "en Pea ess", 
> not "nips"

This sounds like a good enough motivation to make it worth
while. On the same lines, it is probably worth adding some of
the other tags from HTML 3.0, e.g. ABBREV for abbreviations,
PERSON for names of people (as opposed to things), INS for
newly added text and DEL for struck out text. 

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