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Re: Definition of "metaclass"?

From: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 19:21:23 +0000
Message-ID: <15982.14131.230801.478220@galahad.cs.man.ac.uk>
To: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
Cc: www-rdf-logic@w3.org

On March 11, Roger L. Costello writes:
> What does "metaclass" mean?  Does it mean this: 
> 
>    A metaclass is a class of classes.  

yes, in the sense that instances of a meta-class (which is a class
anyway) are classes themselves.

cheers
-- e.

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