Re: [HTML 4.0 draft] (further) comments on ACRONYM

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 16:48:02 -0500


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From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: Aymeric Poulain Maubant <Aymeric.PoulainMaubant@enst-bretagne.fr>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 16:48:02 -0500
Subject: Re: [HTML 4.0 draft] (further) comments on ACRONYM
CC: www-html@w3.org

Aymeric Poulain Maubant writes on Thu, 10 Jul 1997:

> Numerous comments have already been done here on the ACRONYM element.
> It still seems to me that this element misses an attribute... But
> first of all, the relevant extract from the draft :
[..]

> The missing attribute should be something like 'acr' (short
> for acronym, but a better choice may exist). The following
[..]
>   <ACRONYM
>      lang="fr"
>      acr="sncf"
>      title="Soci&eacute;t&eacute; Nationale de Chemins de Fer">
>      SNCF
>   </ACRONYM>
[..]
> and then, the following sequences of HTML code would be interpreted
> as expected :

Why not ID="sncf" instead?

>   The <ACRONYM acr="sncf"></ACRONYM> is a Society dealing with
>   trains, railways, cows and trainspotting, while the <ACRONYM
>   acr="sncf2"></ACRONYM> is a method for crypting documents in
>   such a manner that even 1000 DEC Alphas working together during
[..]

Blarg! Nothing will show up in browsers that do not recognize it.

Rob


 
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