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Re: Abbrevations and Acronyms

From: <75819671@it.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 10:26:48 +0200
To: kjetil.kjernsmo@astro.uio.no
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <C1256808.002E6376.00@d14mta01.it.ibm.com>

>What I call for, is an elaboration of the distinction
>between ABBR and ACRONYM in the spec.

In Italian the two things are different. An abbreviation is a truncated word.
For example
INTL for international, whereas an acronym is a term created by the initials of
more than
one word. For example ASAP for as soon as possible.

Dr. Dario de Judicibus - IBM Global Services
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