Re: (further) comments on ACRONYM

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Wed, 16 Jul 1997 09:51:26 -0500


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From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: Stephanos Piperoglou <spip@hol.gr>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 09:51:26 -0500
Subject: Re: (further) comments on ACRONYM 
CC: www-html@w3.org


Stephanos Piperoglou <spip@hol.gr> writes:

> On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Aymeric Poulain Maubant wrote:
> > Well, I was thinking of a large document made of many HTML files with
> > eavily use of acronyms. 
> 
> I get annoyed when people bring forth this kind of examples. Not with the
> people, though (i.e., I'm not annoyed with you :)), but with server vendors.
> 
> That's right, server vendors.

How about Browser (UA) vendors?

In SGML,

  <!ENTITY acronym.html
   "<ACRONYM TITLE="Hypertext Markup Language">HTML
    </ACRONYM>"
   >

and in the body of the document

  <P>Stephanos is contemplating the maintenance of documents written
  in &acronym.html;.</P>

This (or something similar-- I'm no SGML guru) *should* work in an
SGML browser.  And SGML allows for sharing documents (although
proper use of Server-Side-Includes will reduce unnecessary HTTPD 
calls...)

Rob

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