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Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-3 @class and @role for rdf:type

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 17:00:24 +0200
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net, Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tvcxayfdsmjzpq@acer3010.lan>

On Mon, 09 Jul 2007 17:10:51 +0200, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>  
> Very useful comments, many thanks.

I agree.

>> 3. Regarding a new attribute. Not remembering all suggestions, I
>> suggest "@instanceof" - not the least since the rdfs:comment of
>> rdf:type states "The subject is an instance of a class". Meshed
>> example:
>>     <div about="#jane" class="person" instanceof="foaf:Person">
>>         <span class="fn" property="vcard:fn">Jane Doe</span>
>>     </div>
> That's about the best suggestion so far, I think. :)

I personally strongly dislike multiword attributes. Unfortunately type,  
class and role are already taken. Here are some synonyms I could find:

	<div about"#jane" denotes="foaf:Person">
	<div about"#jane" depicts="foaf:Person">
	<div about"#jane" represents="foaf:Person">
	<div about"#jane" category="foaf:Person">
	<div about"#jane" ilk="foaf:Person">
	<div about"#jane" kind="foaf:Person">


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