[uf-discuss] ISBN mark-up

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Mon Apr 24 15:55:36 PDT 2006

On 4/24/06 3:39 PM, "Andy Mabbett" <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:

> In message <D53CA839-59AC-4E9E-AEDB-BE3ABB2B0C63 at hubmed.org>, Alf Eaton
> <lists at hubmed.org> writes
>>> How would you see that sitting inside HTML mark-up?
>> <abbr class="uri" title="urn:isbn:0950788120">0 9507881-2-0</abbr>
> Thank you.
> I'm very concerned that that may be an abuse of "abbr"; and wonder how
> it will sound when read to someone using assistive software?

This is a common misconception[1] about the title attribute.

[1] http://www.sf.id.au/WE05/indexa.html#slide5


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