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Re: proposal: drop 'formal model' terminology

From: Stian Soiland-Reyes <soiland-reyes@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 13:26:00 +0100
Message-ID: <CAPRnXtk7DMTHUqWOFLcwx0M7wRj_E2GnTmUiUqjWNE3ZP0StmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: W3C provenance WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 12:29, Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> 1. Given this confusion, Paul and I would like to propose that we drop the
> terminology 'Formal Model'.
>   Can you express your support or disagreement for this proposal?


 (specially as currently the conceptual model seems like the most formal model!)

> 2. Assuming we adopt the proposal, what should the document title become, we
> leave it to authors/editors to decide.

>   To get the ball rolling: 'semantic web representation/model/serialization
> of provenance'

A bit long!  Can be shortened to "PROV-SW" to somewhat match "PROV-DM".

"PROV Ontology" is my suggestion - or PROV-O for short.   (provocation..?)

(Serialisation recommendations like "At least provide RDF/XML, always
explicitly assert any PROV class/property" might fight better in PAQ)

Stian Soiland-Reyes, myGrid team
School of Computer Science
The University of Manchester
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