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Re: 4.2 WCAG 1.0 Checkpoint

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 09:29:08 -0500
Message-ID: <abd6c8010511220629r437f60eep1a10e4c56d0add0d@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On 11/22/05, Lois Wakeman <lois@lois.co.uk> wrote:
> Gautier,
> My view as an author is that your usage means that an acronym tag is not
> necessary. I think they are valid for more commonly-used
> acronyms/abbreviations that wouldn't normally be spelt out, or to prompt
> page writers to follow the accepted good writing practice that you have
> already shown.

They are also useful for various types of automation effects and text
processors be it screen readers or other interfaces. It allows a
search system to more easily identify that when they type in Hypertext
Markup Language, they also want HTML.


Orion Adrian
Received on Tuesday, 22 November 2005 14:29:26 UTC

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