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Re: PROV-ISSUE-192: Section 5.3.2.1 (PROV-DM as on Nov 28) [prov-dm]

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:28:30 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOMwk6wZm4Hp0nFkR9uP28my_L5AR9J-+uyNG+Q5n03Z_--SSg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi Luc,
The updated description in DM-TPWD helps clear the issue. I am fine with
closing this issue.

Thanks.

Best,
Satya

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 4:57 AM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi Satya,
>
> I don't understand your comment. We use 'for example', 'may,' 'could' ...
> to describe
> a hypothetical scenario/application. The only generalization is that we
> *may* want to
> express a notion of responsibility.
>
> Can you clarify?
>
> Luc
>
> On 12/07/2011 02:06 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
>> PROV-ISSUE-192: Section 5.3.2.1 (PROV-DM as on Nov 28) [prov-dm]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/**track/issues/192<http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/192>
>>
>> Raised by: Satya Sahoo
>> On product: prov-dm
>>
>> Hi,
>> The following are my comments for Section 5.3.2.1 of the PROV-DM (as on
>> Nov 28):
>>
>> Section 5.3.2.1
>> 1. "For example, a programmer and a researcher could both be associated
>> with running a workflow, but it may not matter what programmer clicked the
>> button to start the workflow while it would matter a lot what researcher
>> told the programmer to do so. Another example: a student publishing a web
>> page describing an academic department could result in both the student and
>> the department being agents associated with the activity, and it may not
>> matter what student published a web page but it matters a lot that the
>> department told the student to put up the web page. So there is some notion
>> of responsibility that needs to be captured."
>>
>> Comment: There is no reason to assign more importance to researcher or
>> department versus the programmer or student - these are purely
>> application-specific interpretations and cannot be generalized. A simple
>> counter-example is, "there was error on the Web page", which student is
>> responsible for adding content to the Web page.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Best,
>> Satya
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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