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Re: Other names for 'property groups' [was: Re: RDFa DOM API - New Editor's Draft]

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 17:13:02 +0200
Cc: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
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To: Simon Grant <asimong@gmail.com>

On Jun 1, 2010, at 14:28 , Simon Grant wrote:

> 
> 
> On 1 June 2010 09:11, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
> My problem is with the word 'Property'. [...]
> 
> With my natural language / common usage ears on, I hear "property" as something that includes predicate and object (as in RDF that is). 
> 

Again: in isolation I am perfectly happy with the term 'property'. What I am afraid of is a possible mixup with the other usages of the terms related to CSS...

> Not sure about 'predicate', as it doesn't really have common usage -- but sounds to me as not including the object / value.
> 

I am not thrilled by predicate either...

Ivan



> How about 'characteristic'?
> 
> Simon
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