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Re: PROV-ISSUE-237 (TLebo): Rename Relation to Involvement [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 21:32:35 +0000
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Hi Tim,

I am keen to replace 'relation' (and 'element') by more appropriate names.

I am not sure why 'involvement'?  involvement in what?

How appropriate is it for alternateOf?


On 06/02/12 21:01, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-237 (TLebo): Rename Relation to Involvement [prov-dm]
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/237
> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: prov-dm
> I propose to rename "Relation" in PROV-DM to "Involvement" because "Relation" is too broad and a provenance interchange should limit itself to how agents, activities, and entities were involved with one another as the lead to some result.
> Relations other than involvements should be out of scope for provenance interchange (and seem to be already be handled with the attribute-values).
> Thanks,
> Tim
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