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Re: PROV-ISSUE-115 (Tlebo): prov:preceded should be replaced with prov:followed [Formal Model]

From: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 17:19:15 +0100
Message-ID: <CAExK0DfrimX_HzALx34hrrZgcj1E8SeFG34q=5M+JHMZHZciMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Hi Tim,
prov:preceeded no longer exists in the ontology. We have wasInformedBy or
wasStartedByActivity
to relate activities.

Can this issue be closed?

Thanks,
Daniel


2011/10/5 Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>

>
> PROV-ISSUE-115 (Tlebo): prov:preceded should be replaced with
> prov:followed [Formal Model]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/115
>
> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Formal Model
>
> All other predicates are pointing from the newer rdfs:Resource to the
> older rdfs:Resource (e.g. prov:wasDerivedFrom).
>
> This "backwards looking" paradigm makes sense because we need to describe
> newer things in terms of the older things sitting around.
>
> prov:preceded is inconsistent with this paradigm, as it "looks forwards"
> to the newer one, which may not exist yet.
>
> I recommend we REPLACE prov:preceded with prov:followed and reverse the
> definition. To keep the ontology trim, we should leave the definition of
> prov:followed's inverse to an extension.
>
>
>
>
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