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Re: abbr and acronym

From: Yahia <cyahia@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 15:05:57 -0000
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:03:22 -0000, Frank Hellenkamp <jonas.info@gmx.net>  
wrote:
>
> But <span read="bla"> is very different from <abbr> and <acronym>,
> because these are also about meaning, not only about spelling.
>
> (e.g. HTML - Hypertext Markup Language vs. HTML - H.T.M.L.)
>
> Something like the "read"-attribute could only extend this.
>
>
> Frank Hellenkamp
>

I suggest to add the 'read' attribute for the <abbr> element only; and  
drop <acronym>.
The abbreviation element would then be very meaningful when having both  
'title' and 'read' attributes.

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Yahia
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