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PROV-ISSUE-362 (altOf-www): alternateOf is to handle levels of specificity, not the wild wild west of WWW URI selection [prov-dm]

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Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:15:24 +0000
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PROV-ISSUE-362 (altOf-www): alternateOf is to handle levels of specificity, not the wild wild west of WWW URI selection [prov-dm]

http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/362

Raised by: Timothy Lebo
On product: prov-dm

Left over from WD5 review iteration, promoted to an ISSUE.

In 
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/releases/ED-prov-dm-20120402/prov-dm.html#prov-dm-concepts-and-relations

  > 47)
  > 
  > "To allow for identifiers to be chosen freely and independently by each  user, the PROV data model introduces relations
  > that allow entities  to be linked together.
  > The following two relations are introduced for expressing  specialized or alternate entities."
  > 

  > ^^ this does not convey the "levels of detail" aspect well enough
  >     - it emphasizes too much on the "choose your own URI" wild west of
  >     the web.
  > 

TODO: suggestions please.
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