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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] Re: RFE 3107140

Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> writes:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20101014/H28.html
> <p>Sugar is commonly sold in 5 <abbr title="pound">lb.<abbr> bags.</p>
> <p>Welcome to the <abbr title="World Wide Web">WWW</abbr>!</p>
> I think that works from an attribute?

Maybe they think it works, but I don't. What if the title/expansion
requires markup (ruby or an inlinegraphic)? What if it has to be
translated so you need to have several variants present?

Prose in attributes: bad.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>      | Decide, v.i. To succumb to the
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | preponderance of one set of
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | influences over another
                                   | set.--Ambrose Bierce

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