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Re: PROV-ISSUE-205 (optional-activity-in-generation-record): optional activity in generation record [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:29:02 +0000
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Hi Tim, Satya, all

How would the following proposal
/   making the activity identifier optional in the generation record/
would affect the ontology?

Regards,
Luc

On 12/21/2011 09:57 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-205 (optional-activity-in-generation-record): optional activity in generation record [prov-dm]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/205
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> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: prov-dm
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> We may want to assert the time at which an entity is created. The placeholder for such time information is a generation record. But a generation mandates the presence of an activity identifier. But it may not be known.
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> It would be nice if the activity identifier was made optional in the generation record.
>
> Does this have implications for the ontology?
>
> Cheers,
> Luc
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>
>
>    

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