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Subject: Re: [dita-translation] Acronym proposal

This time with some small corrections to spelling etc.

Best Regards,


Robert D Anderson wrote:
> As requested in today's meeting, I'm sending along the technical comments
> on this proposal.
> The sample conref syntax needs to include the topic ID when referencing an
> element:
> <acronym conref="acronyms.dita#acronyms/abs"/>
> The <acronym> element itself probably should not be specialized from
> <data>, because the <data> element represents metadata, and by default it
> is not included in the output. A better choice would be <keyword>. However,
> the keyword element today does not have children of its own, so this would
> be dependent on another DITA 1.2 requirement for keywords to nest keywords.
> I would suggest that the proper specialization would be to specialize
> acronym from <keyword>, expanded from <keyword>, and <short> from <data>.
> This would mean that the expanded term is a normal phrase, while the short
> form is metadata that is hidden when processes do not know what to do with
> it. Processes that are prepared for this element will choose the proper one
> for display.
> So, the model would be:
> <acronym>  ==> specialize from keyword
>   <expanded/>  ==> specialize from keyword
>   <short/>  ==> specialize from data
> </acronym>
> Robert D Anderson
> IBM Authoring Tools Development
> Chief Architect, DITA Open Toolkit
> (507) 253-8787, T/L 553-8787
>              "Rodolfo M. Raya"                                             
>              <rmraya@heartsome                                             
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>                                        [dita-translation] Acronym proposal 
> Hi All,
> Please find attached a revised version of the <acronym> proposal.
> Best regards,
> Rodolfo
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