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Re: PROV-ISSUE-115 (Tlebo): prov:preceded should be replaced with prov:followed [Formal Model]

From: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 16:49:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CAExK0DeJzskE__vhk2N9HEW2PntbhCcJbJomXuJT94peWz_oTQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Sounds good to me.
Best,
Daniel

2011/10/5 Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>

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> PROV-ISSUE-115 (Tlebo): prov:preceded should be replaced with prov:followed
> [Formal Model]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/115
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> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Formal Model
>
> All other predicates are pointing from the newer rdfs:Resource to the older
> rdfs:Resource (e.g. prov:wasDerivedFrom).
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> This "backwards looking" paradigm makes sense because we need to describe
> newer things in terms of the older things sitting around.
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> prov:preceded is inconsistent with this paradigm, as it "looks forwards" to
> the newer one, which may not exist yet.
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> I recommend we REPLACE prov:preceded with prov:followed and reverse the
> definition. To keep the ontology trim, we should leave the definition of
> prov:followed's inverse to an extension.
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