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Re: prov-issue-11: what is version?

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:51:24 +0100
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Simon,
Yes I had suggested "is revision of", which seems clearer.

In this examples T2 is IVP of T1 and also T3 is IVP of T1.

Luc

On 06/28/2011 03:17 PM, Simon Miles wrote:
> Luc, Jim,
>
> I notice that you two take different views on what the concept
> "version" is intended to describe. With the example things:
>    T1. The government data
>    T2. The government data with incorrect values
>    T3. The government data with corrected values
> Under Luc's definition T3 is a version of T2, but under Jim's
> definition T3 is a version of T1.
>
> I'm not clear that "version", under either definition, is beneficial
> to keep in the model. Jim's definition seems to be only subtley if at
> all different from IPVT, while Luc's is distinct but just a simple
> composition of other concepts which could be recognised by any query.
>
> My counter-proposal would be to remove "version" from the model.
> Simplicity of the standard is surely a good thing where possible.
>
> If that is unacceptable, I think that Luc's definition makes sense but
> would be more clearly called "is revision of" or similar.
>
> Thanks,
> Simon
>
> On 27 June 2011 16:11, Luc Moreau<L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>  wrote:
>    
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Exploiting the  most recent definitions of Derivation and IVP of, I tried
>> to propose a definition of version.
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptVersion#Definition_by_Luc
>>
>> What do you think?
>> Regards,
>> Luc
>>
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