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Re: PROV-ISSUE-128 (Location-Example): Location example uses a filesystem and not a geographical location [Ontology]

From: Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2012 15:45:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMFz4jgHYqyV84VwHthGa7mC5Hq5ybxYACd=Ojx2kt-xxcLfVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Cc: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>, Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Thank you Paul and Tim,

Eric

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 4:29 AM, Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl> wrote:
> Sorry for the delayed reply.
>
> ISSUE-128 can be closed.
>
> Thanks
> Paul
>
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:
>> Paul,
>>
>> Could you recommend what needs to be done to settle this issue?
>>
>> prov:atLocation is used to reflect the concept in DM:
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>> A location can be an identifiable geographic place (ISO 19112), but it can also be a non-geographic place such as a directory, row, or column. As such, there are numerous ways in which location can be expressed, such as by a coordinate, address, landmark, and so forth. This document does not specify how to concretely express locations, but instead provide a mechanism to introduce locations, by means of a reserved attribute.
>>
>> Section 3.3 of the prov-o html uses prov:atLocation for file paths, Madrid, and a blog URL to illustrate this variety of Locations that can be modeled.
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>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>>
>>
>>
>> On Oct 20, 2011, at 5:31 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>
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>>> PROV-ISSUE-128 (Location-Example): Location example uses a filesystem and not a geographical location [Ontology]
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>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/128
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>>> Raised by: Paul Groth
>>> On product: Ontology
>>>
>>> I was looking at the definition of Location in the Ontology and the example talks about a file system path. This seems odd given that the general description of the concept is about a geospatial location. Can this be clarified?
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> --
> Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
> http://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth/
> Assistant Professor
> Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
> Artificial Intelligence Section
> Department of Computer Science
> VU University Amsterdam
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