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

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 10:57:11 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTimf4k85Dofe7gJ-O7yVGeau6vdCAQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
> is that what in DB we call a snapshot?
yes, "context (from context theory)/invariant view/perspective/DB snapshot"

Best,
Satya

On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>wrote:

>  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
>
>
>
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