[whatwg] <acronym> (was: Re: Fwd: Re: [xhtml-role] Extensibility of XHTML 1 and XHTML 1.1 (PR#9627))

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Tue Sep 12 08:37:17 PDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 17:14:26 +0200, Matthew Raymond  
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
>    Also, why get rid of <acronym>? It's more widely supported than
> <abbr>. Granted, it's sort of a subset of <abbr>, but acronyms are
> common enough to justify their own element.

Actually, I agree with dropping <acronym>. It's just there to confuse  
authors. (HTML5 doesn't include it either.)

Anne van Kesteren

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