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Re: PROV-ISSUE-236 (TLebo): rendered provenance is a thing in the world [prov-dm]

From: Khalid Belhajjame <Khalid.Belhajjame@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:52:56 +0000
Message-ID: <4F3156E8.2050102@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
CC: Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
On 06/02/2012 20:53, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-236 (TLebo): rendered provenance is a thing in the world [prov-dm]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/236
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> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: prov-dm
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> I have concerns about the phrasing of the following:
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> "In this example, the attribute-value pairs do not constitute a representation of something in the world; they are just used to help render provenance."
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> I would argue that the rendered provenance glyph on the screen _is_ a thing in the world and that the properties "[ex:color="blue", ex:screenX=20, ex:screenY=30]" are describing _that_ instead of the entity.
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> I suggest rephrasing it to something like:
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> "In this example, the attribute-value pairs are not part of the entity's characterization within this assertion. Instead, the attribute-value pairs are describing how the characterization has or could be rendered in a user interface."
+1
Yes, this seems to be less confusing.
khalid
> Thanks,
> Tim
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