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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
* [[Main_Page#Design_Patterns|All microformat design patterns]]
 
* [[Main_Page#Design_Patterns|All microformat design patterns]]
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* [http://microformats.org/discuss/mail/microformats-discuss/2005-October/001277.html discussion in microformats-discuss]
 
* [[datetime-design-pattern]] uses [[abbr-design-pattern]]
 
* [[datetime-design-pattern]] uses [[abbr-design-pattern]]
 
* [http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/text.html#edef-ABBR HTML 4.01 definition]
 
* [http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/text.html#edef-ABBR HTML 4.01 definition]

Revision as of 10:23, 11 October 2005

Abbr design pattern

Purpose

Use the abbr design pattern to make text that is human readable also formally machine readable.

How to use it

Description

Discussion

  • Theoretically, this could be done with almost any HTML element. But is it a good idea? If it's not, is abbr the only one? User:DavidJanes
  • abbr-design-pattern should be avoided, if possible. RobertBachmann
    • why, or under what circumstances? For example, it is quite useful with datetimes. Should there not be other potentially analogous situations? User:DavidJanes

See Also