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Re: PROV-ISSUE-201: Section 8 (PROV-DM as on Dec 5) [prov-dm]

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:44:53 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOMwk6zRMxf574=YVRJC_qFdUBOKkOLTowzdteCB3pE27+cBfA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi Luc,
I will move to the discussions in ISSUE-183. I am fine with closing this
specific issue.

Thanks.

Best,
Satya

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>wrote:

> Hi Satya,
>
> I believe that now the two issues you have flagged here have been
> addressed.
>
> For item 1, we have rephrased as outlined.
>
> For item 2, we have clarified the notion of identifier, see latest email
> in ISSUE-183.
>
> I therefore propose to close this issue (or continue the debate on
> ISSUE-183,
> if required).
>
> Cheers,
> Luc
>
>
> On 08/12/11 11:17, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Satya,
>>
>> On 12/07/2011 02:24 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>
>>> PROV-ISSUE-201: Section 8 (PROV-DM as on Dec 5) [prov-dm]
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/**track/issues/201<http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/201>
>>>
>>> Raised by: Satya Sahoo
>>> On product: prov-dm
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> The following are my comments for Section 8 of the PROV-DM (as on Dec 5)
>>>
>>> Section 8.
>>> 1. "A resource is an instance of an entity in the world."
>>>
>>> Comment: This is not correct. Resource, identified by a URI, can include
>>> abstractions, for example class of instances - Car, Computer etc.
>>>
>>
>> The word instance is not used here as in instance vs class.
>> Will try to reprharse: what about
>>
>> "In the context of PROV-DM, a resource is just a thing in the world
>>
>>
>>  2. "A given identifier identifies a single entity within the scope of an
>>> account. Hence, below, all entities records have been given the same
>>> identifier but appear in the scope of different accounts."
>>>
>>> Comment: This is clearly against the notion of strict monotonicity in
>>> RDF as defined in RDF Semantics specification. In addition, this is also
>>> opposite to the global scope of URIs as described in the Web Architecture
>>> (I had raised this issue earlier also).
>>>
>>
>> There was a typo, and this sentence should ahve said "A given identifier
>> identifies a single entity RECORD within the scope of an account. Hence,
>> below, all entities records have been given the same identifier but appear
>> in the scope of different accounts.".
>>
>> This said, can you be specific, i simply don't understand what you are
>> saying.
>>
>> Surely, in rdf, with named graphs, you can write (sorry, can't write in
>> rdf language):
>>
>> graph1:
>>   ex:report isLikedBy Luc
>>
>> graph2:
>>   ex:report isDislikedBy Satya
>>
>> We can likewise take different perspective on a same resource in two
>> different accounts.
>>
>> But, we have now move again into PROV-ISSUE-183.
>>
>> Luc
>>
>>  Thanks.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Satya
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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