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Re: PROV-ISSUE-30 (name-for-bob): What name do we use for the BOB construct? [Conceptual Model]

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 22:51:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4E289F54.8070106@ninebynine.org>
To: Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: public-prov-wg@w3.org
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Luc Moreau wrote:
>   Hi Khalid,
> 
> As far as I know, they are *not* interchangeable. One is the language 
> construct, the other is "in the world".
> 
> cf. definition:
> 
> A BOB represents an identifiable characterized entity.
> 
> Should we go for "Characterized Entity", we need a typographic 
> convention to distinguish between
> the construct and the world-thing, otherwise, the reader will never know 
> whether this is language construct
> or not.
> 
> 
> Luc
> 
> On 21/07/2011 19:45, Khalid Belhajjame wrote:
>>
>> In the Provenance Model initial draft, the terms "Bob" and 
>> "characterized entity" are used interchangeably.
>> Characterized entity seems then to be a candidate for replacing BOB.
>>
>> Thanks, khalid
>>
>> On 21/07/2011 19:30, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>> PROV-ISSUE-30 (name-for-bob): What name do we use for the BOB construct? [Conceptual Model]
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/30
>>>
>>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>>> On product: Conceptual Model
>>>
>>> How do we call the construct referred to as BOB.  "BOB" was introduced as a placeholder at F2F1. Before F2F1, we use to refer to it as thing.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>     
>>
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