Re: Acronym for Cougar?

Marc Salomon (marc@ckm.ucsf.edu)
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 12:06:19 -0700


From: "Marc Salomon" <marc@ckm.ucsf.edu>
Message-Id: <9607191206.ZM24602@home.ckm.ucsf.edu>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 12:06:19 -0700
In-Reply-To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Acronym for Cougar?


What about doing it in <SPAN CLASS="ACRONYM">HTML</SPAN> this way, <SPAN
CLASS="PAUTHOR">Dave Raggett</SPAN> of the <SPAN CLASS="IAUTHOR">W3C<SPAN>?

This approach would have win if carefully crafted for cases where span classes
and metadata elements coincide.

Fight Tagitis!

-<SPAN CLASS="PAUTHOR">marc</MARC>
<SPAN CLASS="IAUTHOR">UCSF</SPAN>

On Jul 19, 10:57, Dave Raggett wrote:
> 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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