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Re: [xml-dev] Is "XML" an abbreviation or an acronym?

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 16:22, Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com> wrote:
> abbreviation - a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase,
> used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, lb. for pound.
> acronym - a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters
> of words in a set phrase or series of words, as OPEC from Organization
> of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
> so I would say, "XML" is an abbreviation.

Didn't you mean the opposite, that XML is a word made from the initial
letters of the phrase "eXtensible Markup Language", and hence an

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