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Re: PROV-ISSUE-143 (Tlebo): Qualifiers - why does order matter? [Data Model]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:18:00 -0500
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <A73CB99E-4596-4C8E-BFD9-5778D478CA44@rpi.edu>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Nov 7, 2011, at 5:29 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi Tim and Paolo,
> 
> What about "A qualifier is a set of name-value pairs ..."

Eliminating order with a set would be great.

> 
> I propose to close this issue, unless you state otherwise.

I'm okay with closing it, if order is replaced by set.

I tried to see if it did change at http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html
but couldn't find the matching section from the FPWD.

Did the change happen?

Thanks,
Tim



> 
> Thanks,
> Luc
> 
> On 07/11/11 08:26, Paolo Missier wrote:
>> I don't think they should have an order
>> 
>> -Paolo
>> 
>> On 11/6/11 1:27 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>> PROV-ISSUE-143 (Tlebo): Qualifiers - why does order matter? [Data Model]
>>> 
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/143
>>> 
>>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>>> On product: Data Model
>>> 
>>> Qualifiers are defined as having order. Why do they need to be ordered?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 5.5.1 Qualifier
>>> 
>>> "A qualifier is an ordered list of name-value pairs, used to qualify use expressions, generation expressions and control expressions."
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 6. PROV-DM Extensibility Points
>>> 
>>> "Qualifiers offer a mechanism to describe modalities of use, generation, and control They consist of ordered sequence of name-value pairs."
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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