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Re: PROV-ISSUE-321 (dgarijo): Instances of involvements can be expressed without a subclass. [Ontology]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 04:32:39 +0000
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
CC: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
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Fine Tim,

Professor Luc Moreau
Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton 
Southampton SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

On 28 Mar 2012, at 01:52, "Timothy Lebo" <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:

> I propose to close this, as it overlaps with ISSUE-264 which has already been closed.
> 
> -Tim
> 
> On Mar 27, 2012, at 8:48 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
> 
>> Luc,
>> 
>> It is true that:
>> 
>> :blah a prov:Involvement .
>> 
>> is a valid statement in prov-o.
>> 
>> Since this issue was raised, all Involvements were "flattened" into ActivityInvolvement, EntityInvolvement, and AgentInvolvement -- each of which is a subclass of Involvement.
>> This structure is the foundation of qualifications, and I am concerned that remove it will reduce understandability and thus adoption.
>> 
>> I believe this concern was also aligned with the "lose" prov:qualified property that could point at any Involvement.
>> With prov:qualified replaced by its sub properties with specific ranges to prov:Usage, etc., is this issue less of a concern?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 14, 2012, at 8:37 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> 
>>> PROV-ISSUE-321 (dgarijo): Instances of involvements can be expressed without a subclass. [Ontology]
>>> 
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/321
>>> 
>>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>>> On product: Ontology
>>> 
>>> The ontology allows for instances of involvements to be 
>>> expressed, without specifying its subclass (Usage, Generation, etc). This is not aligned with the data model.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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