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Re: Prov-o call on Monday 12:00noon US ET

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 11:41:03 +0100
Message-ID: <4EA6923F.3010300@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Stian

On 10/25/11 10:06 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:
> If you want to allow merging two accounts by just appending the two
> RDF resources, then we will be forced to introduce many kinds of n-ary
> relationships and can't allow wasGeneratedAt etc. If an account is
> inconsistent, is it a requirement that it is still to be consistent
> with regards to the ontology? This severely limits what kind of
> constraints we can formulate in the ontology at all. (Those could of
> course be modelled in a separate prov-o-strict.owl ontology)
>
> Such flat merging would also affect issues in PROV-DM - for instance
> the current Collection approach would not work in a merged account.
why not?

-Paolo
Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 10:41:40 GMT

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