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Re: WCAG 2 draft and abbreviations

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From: Christophe Strobbe
Date: May 31, 2007 11:50AM


Hi Jared,

At 18:38 31/05/2007, Jared Smith wrote:
>On 5/31/07, Jared Smith wrote:
>
> > Something like:
> >
> > <expansion for="html">HyperText Markup Language</expansion> (<abbr
> > id="html">HTML</abbr>)
> >
> > Then in all successive occurrences, you'd use <abbr
> > id="html">HTML</abbr>.
>
>Scratch that. The value for id must be unique on each page, so this
>obviously wouldn't work.

Right, but you could reverse the direction of the reference:

<expansion id="html">HyperText Markup Language</expansion> (<abbr
definedby="html">HTML</abbr>)

Then in all successive occurrences, you'd use <abbr
definedby="html">HTML</abbr>.

Best regards,

Christophe


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