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Re: PROV-ISSUE-239 (TLebo): is wasGeneratedBy(e) meaningful? [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 21:20:37 -0500
Cc: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>, Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6F385D0E-7243-4E06-8C5C-91AD2AA0F98C@rpi.edu>
To: Stian Soiland-Reyes <soiland-reyes@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
All the more reason why I'd much rather just make a comment about silly arities than to spend time figuring out what they mean.

-Tim

On Feb 6, 2012, at 8:44 PM, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 01:26, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:
> 
> 
>> +1, but perhaps we make a note of it in the definition, "wasGeneratedBy([],e) is not a meaningful assertion"
> 
> It's as meaningful as entity(e) in:
> 
> entity(e)
> agent(e)
> 
> and :
> 
> wasGeneratedBy([], e)
> entity(e)
> 
> (Oh, you know the entity was created! Can we have non-created entities?)
> 
> 
> But I agree, we could put in a little disclaimer in those cases where
> it looks like you can optionalize yourself out of not actually having
> much of an assertion record anymore.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Stian Soiland-Reyes, myGrid team
> School of Computer Science
> The University of Manchester
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 7 February 2012 02:33:27 GMT

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