Re: <acronym? [was: www-html archives ]

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Thu, 31 Jul 1997 09:48:50 -0500


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From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: Brian Kelly <lisbk@ukoln.ac.uk>, www-html@w3.org
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 09:48:50 -0500
Subject: Re: <acronym? [was: www-html archives ]

Brian Kelly <lisbk@ukoln.ac.uk> wrote:

> [..]
> people I know in the UK treat it like HTML and spell out the
> initials. I don't know anyone who pronounces HTML as "hit-mell",

Same here in the US (East Coast, anyway), though I know people who
refer to ".shtml" (for server-side includes) as "Shit-Meal" or
"Shit-Mill".  A friend of mine thought ".shtml" at the end of files 
was webmaster argot indicating job dissatisfaction.

Rob


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