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Re: abbr and acronym

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:13:24 +0100
Message-ID: <20070326151324.lxze623zbkgcsooo@www.splintered.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Quoting Leandro Guimar„es Faria Corcete DUTRA <leandro.dutra@corp.orolix.com>:

> 	Yes, but acronyms are pronounced as words, while all-uppercase
> non-acronym abbreviations are spelled out.  So with different acronym
> and abbr elements a speech the user agent will know what to do, roughly
> ? obviously hybrids (eg JPEG) will need special treatment.

But that is arguably a matter of aural presentation, not of the  
content itself.

Patrick H. Lauke
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