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Re: 'acronym' semantics

From: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 00:18:37 +0200
To: John Lewis <lewi0371@mrs.umn.edu>, www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <200304130018.39786.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>

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Hi,

Am Freitag, 11. April 2003 08:20 schrieb John Lewis:
> Christian wrote on Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 9:06:49 AM:
> > Is XML an acronym or not? At least it is a name of a language. Some
> > say it is (I'd also say that), and some say it isn't.
>
> That's (mostly) irrelevant to XHTML2. It's an issue authors should
> deal with as they wish. If you think XML is an acronym, mark it up as
> such. If not, don't. Who is right doesn't matter for the language
> itself; that's an issue for authors.
No. It's completely irrelevant to XHTML2. <acronym/> has been dropped. There's 
only <abbr/>, and I think it's good that they dropped <acronym/>.

One could use the class Attribute to denote what kind(s) of abbreviation it 
is.


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