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Re: PROV-ISSUE-29 (mutual-iVP-of): can two bobs be mutually "IVP of" each other [Conceptual Model]

From: Jim McCusker <mccusj@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 13:53:52 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAtgn=QcVe6hdxCQKWd0Jn=v=V4qWsAAWkotE2Ec57rE2RBvyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>, Stian Soiland-Reyes <soiland-reyes@cs.manchester.ac.uk>, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>, ProvenanceWorking Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

>  Jim,
>
>  Ok, so
>
>  1. can you confirm that two alternates may not have any overlap in time?
>

Two copies of the same book, where copy A was destroyed before copy B was
made.


>  2. Is alternate reflexive or not?  With time based definition it seems
> it is. With specialisation based definition it seems it may not be (depends
> whether any entity is always a specialisation of some entity)
>

I think that it's okay for alternate to be reflexive. The controversy was
whether or not specialization is.

Jim
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