Re: HTML 4.0 ACRONYM revision suggestion

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Sat, 27 Sep 1997 02:44:16 -0700


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Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 02:44:16 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 ACRONYM revision suggestion

At 1:11a -0700 09/27/97, MegaZone wrote:
 >
 > New DTD fragment (hope I get the SGML right):
 >
 > ---cut---
 > <!ENTITY % phrase "EM | STRONG | DFN | CODE |
 >                    SAMP | KBD | VAR | CITE">
 >
 > <!ELEMENT ACRONYM - - (%inline;)*>
 > <!ATTLIST ACRONYM
 >   %attrs;                          -- %coreattrs, %i18n, %events --
 >   for         IDREF      #IMPLIED  -- matches field ID value --
 >   >
 > ---cut---
 >
 > This would allow use as follows:
 >
 > <P><ACRONYM title="Common Gateway Interface" id="cgi1">CGI</ACRONYM>
 > applications are sometimes used for <ACRONYM title="Computer Generated
 > Imagery">CGI</ACRONYM> work.  This is just one of the many uses for
 > <ACRONYM for="cgi1">CGI</ACRONYM> applications.</P>
 >
 > Expand once, refer many.

Sounds very logical to me. :)

(says a lone voice crying in the WWWilderness...;)

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