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Re: PROV-ISSUE-368 (no-responsibility-in-derivation): No responsibility in derivation [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 17:35:29 -0400
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To: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
+1

(In case I haven't voted before)

-Tim

On Apr 30, 2012, at 6:41 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:

> PROV-ISSUE-368 (no-responsibility-in-derivation): No responsibility in derivation [prov-dm]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/368
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> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: prov-dm
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> We are having ongoing discussion about responsibility in derivations (see ISSUE-357 and ISSUE-352).
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> In the spirit of simplification, I would like to suggest that agents should not be mentioned in derivation relations. 
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> Instead of
> wasRevisionOf(id,e2,e1,ag,attrs)
> we should write
> wasRevisionOf(id,e2,e1,attrs)
> and  wasAttributedTo(e2,ag)
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> Instead of
> wasQuotedFrom(id,e2,e1,ag2,ag1,attrs)
> we should write:
> wasQuotedFrom(id,e2,e1,attrs)
> and  wasAttributedTo(e1,ag1)
> and  wasAttributedTo(e2,ag2)
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> We are not losing in expressivity, I believe, instead, we decouple components 2 and 3 in the data model.
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> Furthermore, if we allow optional arguments in derivations,
> wasDerivedFrom(id, e2, e1, a, g2, u1, attrs)
> they should also be allowed in quotation/original source/revision, to
> make these proper subrelations.
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> Cheers,
> Luc
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