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Re: PROV-ISSUE-217 (account-asserter): What is the asserter of an account? [prov-dm]

From: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 22:30:51 +0100
Message-ID: <CAExK0DddQDgf=9+fHPVHJpnqNqEFgt0yLYRSUmc2U8=FUrisPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Hi Luc,
since we have relaxed the requirements on accounts on the dm, does this
issue still hold?

2012/1/16 Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>

> PROV-ISSUE-217 (account-asserter): What is the asserter of an account?
> [prov-dm]
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/217
> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: prov-dm
> The prov-dm document contains the following note, in the account section:
> Currently, the non-terminal asserter is defined as IRI and its
> interpretation is outside PROV-DM. We may want the asserter to be an agent
> instead, and therefore use PROV-DM to express the provenance of PROV-DM
> assertions. The editors seek inputs on how to resolve this issue.
> Tim, in his design of accounts, is running ahead, making assumptions about
> the asserter.
> So, are we supporting the following proposal:
> an Account asserter is an agent.
> Following this, a further question follows.
> Assuming we have an entity ex:acc representing an account
> entity(ex:acc)  // details to be finalized when we understand what
> identifiers are
> and we express some provenance:
> wasGenerated(ex:acc,ex:activity)
> wasAttributed(ex:acc,ex:agent)
> ....
> Do we have any restrictions about where these provenance records can occur?
> Can they be for instance included inside the account itself?
> Or should they necessarily be occurring outside the account?
> Thanks,
> Luc
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