Re: equivalentTo

From: Dan Brickley (
Date: 03/21/01

On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

> Hi:
> As I was going through the reference document last night, I again
> encountered the issue of equivalentTo.  

> equivalentTo has been used to make two things the same.  [...]

"make two things the same"

You mean they weren't the same previously? (I'm assuming you don't)


ps. re your main point; I agree. That said, I'm tempted to punt on
generic 'equivalentTo' and just stick with specific uses (eg. utility properties
to say that two classes have the same extension...)

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