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Re: XHTMLINATLA

From: Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 11:11:19 -0800
Message-ID: <388DF557.166DF690@eng.sun.com>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>, www-html@w3.org
Murray Altheim wrote:
> 
> Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> >
> > "XHTML" feels too long for an unpronounceable acronym.
> > Is it just me?
> >
> > Maybe "XHML" or "HXML" or "XHL" or "HML"...
> 
> Length is not really as important as the connection to "HTML", hence
> "X" plus "HTML". If it had been named as you suggest, people would have
> a tough time distinguishing it from the rest of the myriad acronyms out
> there. If you can say "HTML" you can certainly put an "X" in front of
> it.

Sorry, I forgot to reset the system clock on my laptop, so my reply came
in before Walter's initial message (one of the science-fiction wonders
of computers).

Murray

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Murray Altheim                                   <mailto:altheim@sonic.net>
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