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Re: tel: or phone:

From: Jonathan Rosenne <rosenne@netvision.net.il>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 07:50:49 +0200
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To: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
At 17:38 23/06/98 +0900, Martin J. Duerst wrote:
>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:.

This day and age, there is no need to use abbreviations in this case. It
will have no noticeable effect on the bandwidth required. I suggest the
whole word be used, "telephone:".

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