[cap-talk] Petname Tool at W3C workshop
Karp, Alan H
alan.karp at hp.com
Thu Feb 16 16:57:12 EST 2006
> One other minor point about the paper (perhaps it isn't in final
> form?): I have always
> thought it a good idea to spell out technical abbreviations once in
> such papers.
> The one that struck me was UI - User Interface. Next might
> be SSL - Secure
> Sockets Layer. Maybe WWW and URL are enough in the language
> these days
> that they don't need to be spelled out when first used in a
> paper? If there's a common
> style for such technical abbreviations these days I'd like to
> hear about it.
URL commonly appears in crossword puzzles, and I've seen WWW. That
would indicate that these terms have reached a state of common usage.
Of course, anoa (It's a Celebese ox. Now if I only knew what that is,
I'd be in business.) also appears in crossworld puzzles, so I may be off
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