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[whatwg] <acronym> (was: Re: Fwd: Re: [xhtml-role] Extensibility of XHTML 1 and XHTML 1.1 (PR#9627))

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 17:37:17 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tfru0fxaaw9dld@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 17:14:26 +0200, Matthew Raymond  
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
>    Also, why get rid of <acronym>? It's more widely supported than
> <abbr>. Granted, it's sort of a subset of <abbr>, but acronyms are
> common enough to justify their own element.

Actually, I agree with dropping <acronym>. It's just there to confuse  
authors. (HTML5 doesn't include it either.)


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