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Re: PROV-ISSUE-236 (TLebo): rendered provenance is a thing in the world [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 20:37:36 -0500
Message-Id: <BD8DB38F-DD8A-47A4-91DE-3F52CAABBC92@rpi.edu>
To: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Luc, Paulo,

I'm not sure where to check that this suggestion made it to the latest drafts.

Did it?

Thanks,
Tim


On Feb 7, 2012, at 11:52 AM, Khalid Belhajjame wrote:

> On 06/02/2012 20:53, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-236 (TLebo): rendered provenance is a thing in the world [prov-dm]
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>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/236
>> 
>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: prov-dm
>> 
>> I have concerns about the phrasing of the following:
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>> "In this example, the attribute-value pairs do not constitute a representation of something in the world; they are just used to help render provenance."
>> 
>> I would argue that the rendered provenance glyph on the screen _is_ a thing in the world and that the properties "[ex:color="blue", ex:screenX=20, ex:screenY=30]" are describing _that_ instead of the entity.
>> 
>> I suggest rephrasing it to something like:
>> 
>> "In this example, the attribute-value pairs are not part of the entity's characterization within this assertion. Instead, the attribute-value pairs are describing how the characterization has or could be rendered in a user interface."
> +1
> Yes, this seems to be less confusing.
> khalid
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
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