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Re: Marking Up Acronym and Abbreviations

From: Simon Jessey <simon@jessey.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 16:06:21 -0500
Message-ID: <003101c2c711$1ecdf220$6601a8c0@Simon2S0JP11>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

I've always marked them all up. I think the W3C definitions of 'acronym' and
'abbr' are incorrect anyway. I find that I use acronyms (like NASA) quite
rarely, but abbreviations (like USA) very often.

Simon Jessey

w: http://jessey.net/blog/
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> How often should you mark up the same acronym if it appears a lot on a
> Every time or just the first occurence?
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