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Re: PROV-ISSUE-204 (end-of-entity): What marks the end of an entity? [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:33:37 +0100
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Hi all,

Following today's vote on invalidation [1], the definition of 
invalidation was added to prov-dm
[2]. I propose to close this issue pending review.

Regards,
Luc


[1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/meeting/2012-04-19#resolution_8
[2] 
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/prov-dm.html#term-Invalidation

On 21/12/11 21:51, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-204 (end-of-entity): What marks the end of an entity? [prov-dm]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/204
>
> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: prov-dm
>
>
> An entity record is a representation of an entity. An entity has a characterization interval, for which entity attributes have been given values.
>
> The beginning of the characterization interval is given by the generation record for this entity.
>
> But how is  the end defined?
>
> I suppose that we may want to support various use cases, including:
>
> - a file is deleted.  Is the delete operation a form of usage that is destructive?
>
> - a file is overwritten by a new version
>
> Cheers,
> Luc
>
>
>
>    
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