[uf-discuss] Best practice for the abbr pattern

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Apr 27 15:02:32 PDT 2007

In message <EED4E7AF-DFF0-4EED-AC65-C374126C8DAE at apple.com>, James Craig
<jcraig at apple.com> writes

>You guys are missing the point. Do you talk that way?
>Is anyone gonna be in thirty point three. Dash ninety-seven point
>seventy-five anytime soon? I should be there at two thousand seven  six
>nine tee fifteen thirty zero zero dash six o'clock.

It gets worse:

        <abbr class="dtend" title="19970423">April 22, 1997</abbr>

Since when was "twenty-second" an abbreviation of "23"?

Andy Mabbett
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