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Re: PROV-O Review Comments to Sections 1 - 3.1.6

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 20:13:34 -0500
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2E0B6D75-47CC-46CF-97F8-48B52C2D2031@rpi.edu>
To: Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com>
Tracker, this is ISSUE-250

-Tim

On Feb 10, 2012, at 6:59 AM, Eric Stephan wrote:

> I wasn't sure how to send out comments, but here's a pass I made
> reading PROVO-O sections 1-3.1.6:
> 
> “PROV Ontology” and “PROV ontology” are used interchangeably
> throughout the document.  Since “PROV Ontology” is the formal name  we
> should be consistent.
> 
> Section 2.1:
> 
> “As a reader I thought it would be helpful to have a link on the
> “Abstract Syntax Notation (ASN) to take me directly to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-prov-dm-20111018/#prov-asn--the-provenance-abstract-syntax-notation
> explaining the motivation behind using ASN.  The  above referenced
> section in PROV-DM does a great job of briefly providing the
> rationale.
> 
> 
> Section 3.1
> 
> Direct links corresponding from PROV-O class to PROV-DM model element
> would make references between the two documents more intuitive.
> 
> E.g.
> 
> Class Description
> Entity is defined to be "An Entity represents an identifiable
> characterized thing."
> [http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-prov-dm-20111018/#expression-Entity]
> 
>  3.1.6
> 
> I was confused between the Class definition of location (geographic
> location) and the example which was a directory path.     If we are
> going to include directory paths then the definition of location needs
> to be more general.
> 
> Comment on concern about “geospatial”:  Geospatial tends to be used to
> refer to geographic data that is most likely used for processing or
> analysis as opposed to something that is displayed on a map.
> Recommend defer to the existing ISO standard definition.
> 
> 
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