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Re: PROV-ISSUE-1: a proposal to vote on

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2011 07:46:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4DECE837.6030009@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
being an old DB person, I am not sure what is an "invariant view", but I trust that someone else knows :-)
is that what in DB we call a snapshot?
+1
-Paolo

On 6/6/11 1:22 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
> Dear all,
>
> You will recall we failed to reach consensus on the following proposal at the last teleconference:
>  "in a first instance, to define the necessary concepts that allow us to express the provenance
> of a thing that does not change".  Kai, Jim and Satya then expressed concerns, which can be
> summarized as, this proposal provides no route to handle mutable things.
>
> After a long email discussion with them over the WE, we have converged towards a better
> proposal:
>
> /In a first instance, to define the necessary concepts that allow us to express the provenance of
> an invariant view or perspective on a thing./
>
> What is important to note is that it is the view/perspective that does not change, the thing
> itself can be mutable.
>
> To allow us to progress, can you express by +1/-1/0 your support for this proposal?
>
> Best regards,
> Luc
Received on Monday, 6 June 2011 14:46:47 GMT

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