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Re: PROV-ISSUE-19: what about identity?

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2011 07:57:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4DEF1D46.7080000@ninebynine.org>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
I think there'd a possibility of wading into philosophical deep waters here... I 
would be inclined to consider such questions in light of definitions and 
scenarios already under development.

#g
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Luc Moreau wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> A common theme in previous discussions was identity.
> 
> Is an 'Invariant View or Perspective on a Thing' identified? always?
> Alternatively, can it be anonymous/unidentified?
> 
> If identified, has it a unique identity?
> 
> If identified, what's the identity like? a URI? a IRI?
> 
> It this URI also a resource locator (URL), which can allow us to 
> dereference this
> 'Invariant View or Perspective on a Thing'?
> 
> It would be good to discuss these questions, in the hope of reaching 
> consensus.
> 
> Regards,
> Luc
> 
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