W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-prov-wg@w3.org > July 2011

Re: ISSUE-28: We need a mechanism to assert two entity states refer to the same entity

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:30:23 +0100
Message-ID: <4E1B08FF.8000705@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
I believe this is the best characterization I have seen so far regarding the term informally known as Entity State:
> I also think the word "state" is unfortunate.  What I think we are trying to
> describe is what might be called a "projection" of some entity into a
> constrained context, within which some statements hold true that don't hold true
> for all possible conditions of the original entity.
and regarding the following list:
> If the original thing is called an "Entity", maybe
>
>     Entity view
+1 for this, but also
>     Projection (arguably a bit mathematical in its origin)
for consistency with above.
>     etc.
but have we got a process for resolving issues, other than voting at the next telecon?

atb  --Paolo
Received on Monday, 11 July 2011 14:30:53 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:06:37 GMT