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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] Abbrevs

On 12 August 2011 15:21, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> writes:
>> On 11 August 2011 14:47, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
>>> On 3.8.2011 15:22, Norman Walsh wrote:
>>>> I noticed this in a slide by Syd Bauman
>>>>   <choice>
>>>>     <abbrev>LASER</abbrev>
>>>>     <expand>Light Amplification ...</expand>
>>>>   </choice>
>> Nice and simple, but I don't like the 'choice' wrapper?
>> Not very semantic?
> Yeah, I'm not really suggesting we adopt it, just observing that TEI
> (apparently) took a very direct approach to the problem. and I'm not sure
> 'choice' is un-semantic really.
>                                        Be seeing you,
>                                          norm

As in choose either the abbreviation or the full word?
Yes... once explained :-)

It's clean, simple.
   <expand>Light Amplification ...</expand>

Mmm. Perhaps choice is better.
  Any improvement on choice?


Dave Pawson
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