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

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:42:36 +0000
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Hi Tim,

This sentence has been removed. I suggest to close this issue, unless 
you suggest otherwise.

Regards,
Luc

On 02/06/2012 08:53 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-236 (TLebo): rendered provenance is a thing in the world [prov-dm]
>
> 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:
>
> "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."
>
> Thanks,
> Tim
>
>
>
>    

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