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Re: PROV-ISSUE-239 (TLebo): is wasGeneratedBy(e) meaningful? [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 20:27:59 -0500
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E13A9077-5916-4B96-86E0-DECAC94B8720@rpi.edu>
To: Stian Soiland-Reyes <soiland-reyes@cs.manchester.ac.uk>

On Feb 6, 2012, at 8:12 PM, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 22:57, Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk> wrote:
>> The activity should not be optional, surely?
> 
> It is not optional, just implicit/unknown.
> 
> The main purpose was to associate known generation time with an entity
> when the activity is unknown.
> 
> ASN does not have the equivalent of BNODEs (as we would implement this
> in PROV-O),

STOP promoting bnodes!
They should _never_ be used in actual systems.

-Tim


> and thus activity was made optional. Luc will know the
> details, there was some email about it.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Stian Soiland-Reyes, myGrid team
> School of Computer Science
> The University of Manchester
> 
> 
Received on Sunday, 4 March 2012 01:28:43 GMT

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