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On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 03:43:31PM -0500, Jessica Pease said:
> Most people I know choose the preceding article for an acronym based on the
> pronunciation of the acronym. What about in the case of the acronym "URL?" I
> have heard it pronounced "Ewe Are El," and "Earl." So, would you use
> "an URL," or "a URL?" I know this is trivial but I've had to use this
> construction in documentation and I've done it both ways and someone
> invariably pointed out my error either way. I'd like to be able to say
> something like, "the majority of technical communcators choose to do it like
Checking the request for comments (RFC) that defines the concepts of
the uniform resource locator (URL), I find:
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