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Re: PROV-ISSUE-235 (TLebo): add MAY to namespace defining "schema" [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 11:07:58 -0400
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FF1E48B8-5698-4813-BCDB-320EE69AA88B@rpi.edu>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Sounds good and seems reasonable.

I closed it.

-Tim

On Mar 23, 2012, at 10:21 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi Tim,
> 
> On 03/23/2012 01:51 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
>> Thanks, Luc.
>> 
>> Does the namespace have any responsibilities in the latest DM?
>> 
>>   
> Beyond saying that qualified names "belong" to a namespace, not really.
> 
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/prov-dm.html#term-NamespaceDeclaration
> 
> 
>> I thought that using the namespace to provide the expectations for the attributes on an instance was an eloquent resolution to the "characterizing attributes" discussion from months past.
>>   
> 
> To some extent, the management of namespace, the properties associated with attributes (e.g. cardinality) is beyond
> what prov-dm can specify.  Typically, one would define ontology to define all those specific attributes, and the
> ontology would take care of these constraints.
> ]
> Luc
> 
>> -Tim
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 23, 2012, at 9:37 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>> 
>>   
>>> Hi Tim,
>>> 
>>> We have removed this text, so the issue is supersed.
>>> 
>>> We are proposing to close it.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Luc
>>> 
>>> On 02/06/2012 03:12 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>>     
>>>> PROV-ISSUE-235 (TLebo): add MAY to namespace defining "schema" [prov-dm]
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/235
>>>> 
>>>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>>>> On product: prov-dm
>>>> 
>>>> propose to change:
>>>> 
>>>> "Furthermore, for each attribute, a namespace also declares the number of occurrences it may have in a list of attributes."
>>>> 
>>>> to:
>>>> 
>>>> "Furthermore, for each attribute, a namespace ___MAY___ also declare the number of occurrences the ___entity__ may have in a list of attributes."
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>       
>>> -- 
>>> Professor Luc Moreau
>>> Electronics and Computer Science   tel:   +44 23 8059 4487
>>> University of Southampton          fax:   +44 23 8059 2865
>>> Southampton SO17 1BJ               email: l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk
>>> United Kingdom                     http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~lavm
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>     
>>   
> 
> -- 
> Professor Luc Moreau
> Electronics and Computer Science   tel:   +44 23 8059 4487
> University of Southampton          fax:   +44 23 8059 2865
> Southampton SO17 1BJ               email: l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk
> United Kingdom                     http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~lavm
> 
> 
> 
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