Yet more on abbr

So I’ve been thinking more about <abbr> lately, and I think I’ve come to the conclusion that it shouldn’t be used at all.

First off, I don’t think it’s needed. For > 90% of the abbreviations I use, the target audience already understands them (even if the exact expansion isn’t known—but then, it doesn’t need to be). HTML, PHP, RSS, URL/URI—anyone reading one of my web-related entries would know what those mean (indeed, most people on the internet