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Re: PROV-ISSUE-2: proposal to vote on - process execution in the past

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 13:59:22 +0100
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Hi Jun,

Yes I am aware of Satya's definition for process, but the WG has not 
agreed on this terminology.
We are open to proposals, now that we have agreed that there are two 
different concepts
   process definition vs process execution

See http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/TerminologyProposals

Luc (Paul's PA ;-)

On 06/14/2011 01:41 PM, Jun Zhao wrote:
> Hi Luc,
>
> This is related to the definition proposed by Satya:
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptProcessExecution#Definition_by_Satya 
>
>
> And sorry, I didn't realized the original email was sent by Paul not 
> by you.
>
> cheers,
>
> Jun
>
> On 14/06/11 13:31, Luc Moreau wrote:
>> Hi Jun,
>>
>> I am not understanding your question.  The decisions so far are
>> listed here: http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/AgreementOnConcepts
>>
>> Regarding "process", which page do you refer to?
>
>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Luc
>>
>> On 06/14/2011 12:03 PM, Jun Zhao wrote:
>>> Hi Luc,
>>>
>>> Are we removing the optional part about duration?
>>>
>>> Also, the concept page also mentions "process". To me, this seems like
>>> a terminology issue. Are we going to eliminate the use of process or
>>> are we going to have a separate discussion?
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>>
>>> Jun
>>>
>>>
>>> On 14/06/11 11:45, Paul Groth wrote:
>>>> Hi All:
>>>>
>>>> In trying to move towards a definition of process execution, it 
>>>> would be
>>>> good to get the groups consensus on the notion of process execution
>>>> being in the past. Namely, the following is proposed from the last
>>>> telecon:
>>>>
>>>> "A process execution has either completed (occurred in the past) or is
>>>> occurring in present (partially complete). In other words, the 
>>>> start of
>>>> a process execution is always in the past."
>>>>
>>>> Can you express by +1/-1/0 your support for this proposal via a 
>>>> response
>>>> to this email message?
>>>>
>>>> The due date for responses is this Thursday before the telecon.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Paul
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>

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