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

Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> So I think it is futile to discern acronymicity from merely looking at 
> the letters: it is how they get read that is the determining factor. 
> So RADAR and LASER are definitely acronyms because we conventionally 
> read them aloud as words perfectly easily.
How'bout SOAP in v1.2?  It is a pronounceable acronym in v1.1 but has 
been explicitly declared as a non-acronym in v1.2  (Ref:   
http://www.w3.org/TR/soap12-part1/   under Section 1. Introduction's 

Chin Chee-Kai

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