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Re: charset parameter

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:55:10 +0100 (BST)
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0107271348250.24441-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Terje Bless wrote:

> On 27.07.01 at 13:26, Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk> wrote:
> >Since xhtml insists on all lowercase, can you get them to call it
> >xhtml 2.0 instead?
> Well...
> XHTML is properly an acronym so there /is/ some justification... :-)

sorry, no. it's not a pronounceable word.

please look up 'acronym' and 'abbreviation' in an English dictionary.
All the decent dictionaries think that it has to become a word by
backformation (e.g. scuba, laser, radar) to qualify as an acronym.

following your abbreviation argument, td and th should be written TD
and TH; xhtml should have picked UPPER CASE.


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