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PROV-ISSUE-354 (all-or-nothing-for-optional-arguments): Adopt an all-or-nothing approach to optional positional arguments [prov-n]

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Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:15:09 +0000
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PROV-ISSUE-354 (all-or-nothing-for-optional-arguments): Adopt an all-or-nothing approach to optional positional arguments [prov-n]

http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/354

Raised by: James Cheney
On product: prov-n



> However, the grammar may not be systematic enough (a comment that Paolo made).
> Also, for instance, it forces us to have t or - for time in generation.


Treating the "positional" optional arguments in the all-or-nothing way (which wasDerivedFrom and others already do) would fix this, while allowing short forms of wasGeneratedBy and friends.  Right now, they are treated in an "all-or-all" way that seems incompatible with many examples
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