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Re: RDFa DOM API - New Editor's Draft

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 14:10:44 -0500
Message-ID: <4C0409B4.3010905@aptest.com>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
I don't mind Group - but I also like "Collection".

On 5/31/2010 2:05 PM, Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> Ivan wrote:
>    
>>> Actually, the example uses e.style.setProperty which is, I presume,
>>> the way to set a CSS property. But then... using 'Property' for our
>>> Property groups become really really confusing! I wonder whether the
>>> example was on our properties or not. Bottom line, we should find
>>> another name for Property Groups (though I do not know what...)
>>>        
> and Manu replied:
>    
>> I agree... Mark and I have been trying to find another name for
>> "Property Groups" for a few weeks now... here's what we've already
>> discussed, and rejected:
>>
>> Extendos
>> Web Objects
>> Dynamic Objects
>> Data Objects
>> Structured Data Containers
>>
>> Of all of them, "Web Objects" or "Wobs" are my favorite - but Mark
>> pointed out that Apple already has a claim to WebObjects:
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebObjects
>>      
> I should just clarify that I actually like "property group".
>
> The only reason that I've been discussing looking for something else
> is that Manu doesn't like it. But just because I'm happy to go with an
> alternative term, doesn't mean that I don't like my original term. ;)
>
> (The fact that a 'property group' is simply a 'group of properties',
> all bound to a single subject, makes this about the simplest term I
> can think of to explain the concept we're dealing with.)
>
> Regards,
>
> Mark
>
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