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Re: <abbr></abbr> - use once or use many?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 11:28:10 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200507231028.j6NASB504478@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Whilst guidelines call for <abbr></abbr> to be used on the first
> occurrence of an abbreviation, I have always tended to use it on all
> occurrences, to save the reader having to go back to look for the
> definition, should they forget it.

That goes against pre-computer document conventions.  Generally, if
you repeat the full form, you don't need to use the abbreviation
at all in traditional documents.
Received on Saturday, 23 July 2005 11:36:07 UTC

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