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Re: PROV-ISSUE-142 (Tlebo): Can roles only be Literals? [Data Model]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 22:19:10 +0000
Message-ID: <EMEW3|b27b6951be9633b98b18422df592f508nA6MKY08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4EB8595E.20109@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi Tim, Stephan, Jim,

Here is a first draft of the literal section.

http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#record-literal

It would be good to have your feedback.
If you find it's ok, than the literals examples in the document need to 
be checked.

Cheers,
Luc

On 07/11/11 18:15, Jim McCusker wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Paolo Missier<Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>  wrote:
>    
>> DM says:
>>
>> 5.5.5 Literal
>>
>> Literals represent data values such as particular string or integers.
>>
>> My understanding is it's always been used in the standard grammar production
>> meaning (eg: http://savage.net.au/SQL/sql-2003-2.bnf.html#literal). Not so?
>>      
> I think a clearer definition would be:
>
> A Provenance Literal is a "leaf" value. It does not explicitly have
> any outgoing relations (in SW-ish: Is not a subject of any statement)
> in the PROV data model. Any outgoing relations from a Provenance
> Literal is out of scope for the PROV DM.
>
> Jim
>    
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