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Re: abbr and acronym

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 14:57:22 +0000
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070326145722.GC16375@us-lot.org>

On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 03:42:42PM +0100, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> I'm having a brain-freeze at the moment, but: are there any other  
> cases in HTML where we have a generic and a specific element, where  
> the specific is a subset of the generic?

div / p (and pretty much any other block element)

You could put in an argument for em / strong too.

> I'll throw another question in: are acronyms language-specific? i.e.  
> is the idea of "needs to be pronounceable" dependent on the language?

If it is, then we do have a lang attribute.
David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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