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Re: PROV-ISSUE-340 (start-by-activity-is-comm): Start by Activity is Communication; drop it. [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 04:37:29 +0000
To: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
CC: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEW3|f1d32a81c7a1ea161e1a089181c3bd0bo3A5bs08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|005D7CCB-042E-43DA-AD97-620349929CB9@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Hi Tim,

This is not a Communication since the entity generated by the starter is only trigger for the started activity (hence, not used).

What would be the case for dropping it?  

Workflow people, what's your view?

Professor Luc Moreau
Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton 
Southampton SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

On 10 Apr 2012, at 21:37, "Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:

> PROV-ISSUE-340 (start-by-activity-is-comm): Start by Activity is Communication; drop it. [prov-dm]
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/340
> 
> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: prov-dm
> 
> Start by Activity continues to be an outlier in this model. It's just a simple case of communication. 
> 
> Propose to drop "start by activity" and address it with existing structures and an entry in a best practices document.
> 
> 
> 
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