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RE: or phone:

From: Carrasco Benitez Manuel <manuel.carrasco@emea.eudra.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 10:35:14 +0100
Message-Id: <5DFB753C1329D1119DEC00805F15C34227106A@WS015>
To: "'www-international@w3.org'" <www-international@w3.org>
"tel" is the better as in some languages "phone" is not used as the
original Greek "ph" has been transformed into "f".
For example, in Spanish is "telefono".


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Martin J. Duerst [SMTP:duerst@w3.org]
> Sent:	23 June 1998 09:39
> To:	www-international@w3.org
> Subject:	tel: or phone:
> Hello everybody:
> I would like to get some feedback from the internationalization
> community on the following. An URI scheme (web address) is in the
> making for telephony. One of the ideas is that you could click
> somewhere on a web page and would get a telephone connection.
> In that context, one of the problems is the name of the scheme.
> The main proposals on the table are tel: and phone:.
> I would like to find out which one is better from an i18n viewpoint.
> In what languages "phone" is understood? In what languages "tel"
> is considered ambiguous? Any other comments?
> Looking forward to a lot of feedback,
> Martin.
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