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Re: PROV-ISSUE-261 (TLebo): alternateOf is not owl:sameAs (rephrase definition) [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:46:52 -0500
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <81E4088C-C908-41DF-AE92-E3AA036EF561@rpi.edu>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Feb 23, 2012, at 6:33 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi Tim,
> 
> Would you be ok with
> 
> "The purpose of this section is to introduce relations between two entities that refer a common, more abstract thing in the world"

Yes, I would be ok with that.

> 
> 
> I don't think that entities *describe* a thing.

I'm indifferent on this, but I think you'd say that entities characterize things, which I'd consider to be a description.
(Don't want to open the Entity versus Thing thing again here).

-Tim



> Thoughts?
> 
> Luc
> 
> On 22/02/12 18:34, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-261 (TLebo): alternateOf is not owl:sameAs (rephrase definition) [prov-dm]
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/261
>> 
>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: prov-dm
>> 
>> The following could be reasonably interpreted as owl:sameAs, which prov:alternateOf is _not_:
>> 
>> "The purpose of this section is to introduce relations between two entities that refer to the same thing in the world"
>> 
>> propose to rephrase to:
>> 
>> "The purpose of this section is to introduce relations between two entities that describe a common, more abstract thing in the world."
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>   
> 
> 
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