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Re: PROV-ISSUE-19: terminology for 'Invariant View or Perspective on a Thing'

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2011 09:03:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4DEF2CD9.2000806@ninebynine.org>
To: Simon Miles <simon.miles@kcl.ac.uk>
CC: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
I agree with Simon on this.

#g
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Simon Miles wrote:
> I don't strongly mind "snapshot", but doesn't it sort of imply
> something at an instant of time (as taken with camera)? We may have an
> invariant view on a thing as it exists over a very long time, so
> implying we refer to an instant might be confusing.
> 
> Though I don't have a better suggestion off the top of my head, but
> will think more.
> 
> Thanks,
> Simon
> 
> On 7 June 2011 17:06, Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On 07/06/11 08:28, Olaf Hartig wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> I like "snapshot" as well.
>> +1
>>
>> Jun
>>
>>> Olaf
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tuesday 07 June 2011 09:18:42 Paul Groth wrote:
>>>> Personally, I like the term "snapshot".
>>>>
>>>> It has a nice common sense interpretation and also has a nice link to
>>>> database.
>>>>
>>>> Paul
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 8:58 AM, Luc Moreau<L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>  wrote:
>>>>> All,
>>>>>
>>>>> This is a useful concept that we are going to reuse in our model for
>>>>> provenance.
>>>>> Hence, I created an issue for it.
>>>>>
>>>>> It would be useful to adopt a term for it.
>>>>> Please send suggestions.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Luc
>>
>>
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