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Re: Terminology: `absolutization' is vile, but nothing else is better

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 17:06:52 -0400
Message-ID: <39245B6B.9ABC01A4@valinet.com>
To: keshlam@us.ibm.com
CC: xml-uri@w3.org
keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:

> So are "canonicalization" and "internationalization" and a number of other
> jargon terms in the XML universe. Unfortunately, they really are needed
> because they _precisely_ describe the intended problem space.
>
> We could  turn "absolutization" into A12N, derived from  "A followed by 12
> characters followed by N". That would make it even less comprehensible to
> the uninitiated, but one heckuva lot easier to spell and type. Anyone on
> the I18N and C14N groups care to comment?

I give up!!!

Paul Abrahams
Received on Thursday, 18 May 2000 17:06:59 UTC

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