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Re: [SVG] graphics-doc role should be graphics-document (ARIA has avoided inconsistent abbreviation)

From: Rich Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:04:28 -0500
Cc: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, SVG-A11y TF <public-svg-a11y@w3.org>
Message-Id: <393273F4-0CF2-4A92-BFAE-F01CE9ECE8C1@gmail.com>
To: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>

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> On Apr 29, 2016, at 12:32 PM, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com> wrote:
> We were initially using g- as the prefix, but decided it was too cryptic. gfx- is interesting but it isn't shorter to say out loud, and only slightly shorter to type.
> Might as well go with graphics-document.  It's not something you're going to be typing all the time, so clarity and memorability should be more important the number of characters.
> I'm not hearing any objections, so I'll make the changes when I'm doing some edits to the specs over the next few days.  I made a GitHub issue to remind me: https://github.com/w3c/aria/issues/356
> ~Amelia
>> On 29 April 2016 at 11:24, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
>> If you want it shorter, the other abbreviation change to consider is whether the prefix is too long.
>> There is no precedent for non-abbreviations in prefixing (dpub- is already an accepted abbreviation) so you could consider a shorter prefix
>> g-
>> gr-
>> gfx-
>> etc.

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