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Re: complementOf -> viewOf: proposed text

From: Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 19:20:04 +0000
Message-ID: <4F147864.80901@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
On 16/01/2012 15:49, James Cheney wrote:
> Hi,
>
> This seems relevant to the 3-level vs. 2-level discussion (issue 212):
>
> Do we want to distinguish between "things" (that can change over time) and "entities" (pieces of information about things bounded by an interval in time)?  Or do we want to view a "thing" as the all-encompassing entity that all more-specific entities about it specialize?

In my view, the latter option.  "Thing" is not distinct from "entity", just (if 
you like) a limiting least specialized case.

#g
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> On Jan 16, 2012, at 2:59 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>> Hi Paolo,
>>
>> But, what is the answer to this question? I dont know. I think the text should clarify it.
>>
>> On 01/16/2012 02:31 PM, Paolo Missier wrote:
>>>
>>> When you write "e1 and e2 provide two different characterization of the
>>> same entity",
>>> which "same entity" do you mean? Is it e3 in the example?
>> Luc
>>
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