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Re: RDFa Last Call Comment: Better name than 'instanceof' is needed

From: Elias Torres <elias@torrez.us>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:21:31 -0400
Message-ID: <47E7E31B.5030007@torrez.us>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

Shane McCarron wrote:
> We cannot use @type I don't think - it is already used in XHTML / XHTML 
> 2 in all sorts of ways - so it would be in conflict in a global 
> attribute.  Sorry!
> 
> Elias Torres wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> Dan Brickley wrote:
>>>>>
>>>
>>> I prefer 'typeof' to 'instanceof'. I prefer 'type' to 'typeof'. I 
>>> suspect (monolingually) that single words may be preferable to 
>>> compounds, from an internationalisation perspective.
>>
>> +1 type > typeof > instanceof.
>>
>> I'm sure it was mentioned before, but what about @kind ?
>>
>> -Elias
> 

I know of type being used. I was just repeating the same line of 
preference that Dan Brickley had stated.

-Elias
Received on Monday, 24 March 2008 17:22:10 UTC

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