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Re: [xml-dev] XML Buzzwords. RFC

ISO - International Standards Organization

See www.acronymfinder.com - whether you identify them as acronyms or
abbreviations, you're likely to find them listed here.

----- Original Message -----
From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
To: Stuart Celarier <stuart@ferncrk.com>
Cc: xml-dev <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] XML Buzzwords. RFC

> Stuart Celarier wrote:
> > While we seem to be in a nit-pick mood, can we please distinguish
> > abbreviation and acronym?
> *sigh*
> Must we?  Some say "sequel" and others say "ess-cue-ell", and I
> believe that the latest word on the subject is to say "ess-cue-ell"
> but deny that it stands for anything, particularly not
> "Structured Query Language".
> By your definitions, "Mr." is an acronym.
> Troll: What does "ISO" (as in the issuer of ISO standards) stand for?
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