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[Bug 14277] What does treating acronym identically with abbr means? Does it mean that if I will apply CSS style for abbr it should be also applied for acronym?

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14277

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-10-02 17:27:13 UTC ---
The spec doesn't say anything about treating anything identically. It says
"User agents must treat acronym elements in a manner equivalent to abbr
elements in terms of semantics and for purposes of rendering". Is that
ambiguous? I don't understand how that could be interpreted to mean that CSS
selectors for one match the other. Any suggestions on how to make it clearer?

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