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Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-3: syntactic sugar for rdf:type

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 12:54:49 +0200
Message-ID: <469C9FF9.5000509@w3.org>
To: Diego Berrueta <diego.berrueta@fundacionctic.org>
CC: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>, "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>, Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>


Diego Berrueta wrote:
> El mar, 17-07-2007 a las 09:06 +0200, Thomas Baker escribió:
>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 08:00:46AM +0200, Hausenblas, Michael wrote:
>>>> Everyone else on the list: time to express an opinion on which 
>>>> attribute
>>>> name you'd like, ASAP :)
>>> I already opted for 'instanceOf' [1] ;)
>> +1 'instanceof'
> 
> +1 for "instanceof" too.
> 
> IMHO, "isa" might introduce some confusion, because some communities use
> "is-a" for subclassing, not instantiation.
> 

That is a good point! Thanks Diego. I hereby withdraw any backing for
'isa' and join the 'instanceof' crowd...

Ivan


> Regards,
> 

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