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

From: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 02:16:00 +1000
To: <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <06fa01c88aa5$b13708b0$13a51a10$@com>

+1 for typeof

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org [mailto:public-rdf-in-
> xhtml-tf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Mark Birbeck
> Sent: Thursday, 20 March 2008 9:18 PM
> To: Daniel E. Renfer
> Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
> Subject: Re: RDFa Last Call Comment: Better name than 'instanceof' is
> needed
> 
> 
> Hi Daniel,
> 
> >  If you want to say that this <div> has a (rdf:)type of foaf:Person,
> then
> >  just say typeof="foaf:Person".
> 
> You are a boy genius. :)
> 
> I've stayed out of this debate because I'm also on the XForms Working
> Group, and although I disagree with John that there is come kind of
> confusion (I think people can keep the two concepts 'instance' and
> 'instanceof' separate pretty easily), I don't see any reason why we
> shouldn't change @instanceof if a better alternative is found.
> 
> It's just that so far, none of the suggestions have really worked.
> 
> Until now....
> 
> So if this issue gets to a vote, I'd be happy with @typeof.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mark
> 
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