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

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 08:04:43 -0500
Message-ID: <47E3B26B.5070200@aptest.com>
To: info@weborganics.co.uk
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

I personally like @kindof - however note that in American English, "kind 
of" is slang for "maybe that is true" - as in "Did you like the dinner I 
made?"  "Kind of."  I know, horrifying.  People also say "sort of".  I 
don't mind - just a data point.

Martin McEvoy wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 01:37 +0000, Dan Brickley wrote:
>   
>> 'kind' is a nice, generous, positive word :) I'm not sure it
>> entirely  
>> fits here. But my intuitions are some what screwed up by too many  
>> years of RDF. Would be good to get input from un-polluted Web devs...
>>     
>
> I Like "Kind" very creative word and it means type also,  "kindof" is
> much more distinctive and RDFa though?.
>
> <div rel="foaf:made">
>         <a kindof="foaf:Document" href="http://example.com/">
>                 <span property="dc:title">I made this</span>
>         </a>
> </div>
>
> .... its like poetry in html ... :)
>
> Thanks
>
> Martin McEvoy
> ....
>
>
>
>   

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