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Re: PROV-ISSUE-167 (TLebo): What is a "normal web resource"? [Accessing and Querying Provenance]

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:04:39 +0000
Message-ID: <4F0583C7.20706@ninebynine.org>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
CC: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Tim,

I've revisited this...


On 02/12/2011 23:41, Timothy Lebo wrote:
> GK noted "Removed "normal" here."
>
> But it occurs in several places in the document:
>
> "normal web mechanisms."

removed

> "using normal web retrieval"

removed.

> "On the Web, the normal mechanism for retrieving information"

In this case, the sentence is describing the "normal" mechanism, so I've left it in.

> "dereference the URI using normal retrieval mechanisms"

Changed to "dereference the URI using HTTP" - hence completing a desription of 
"normal" web retrieval

> "Normal HTTP content negotiation"

removed.

> I recommend to either:
>
> 1) remove "normal" in each of these usages.
> 2) specify somewhere what "normal" means (as opposed to, e.g., _not_ normal HTTP content negotiation).

I think the above addresses these, and I propose to close this issue (again).

#g


> Thanks,
> Tim
>
>
>
> On Nov 23, 2011, at 10:45 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
>>
>> PROV-ISSUE-167 (TLebo): What is a "normal web resource"? [Accessing and Querying Provenance]
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>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/167
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>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: Accessing and Querying Provenance
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>> What is "normal web resource" as opposed to "abnormal" web resources in:
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>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/paq/provenance-access.html
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>> 2. Accessing provenance information
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>> "When publishing provenance as a normal web resource, the provenance-URI should be discoverable using one or more of the mechanisms described in section 3. Locating provenance information."
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>> Thanks,
>> Tim
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