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Re: PROV-ISSUE-204 (end-of-entity): What marks the end of an entity? [prov-dm]

From: Stian Soiland-Reyes <soiland-reyes@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 14:33:56 +0100
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To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
The current invalidation mechanism is good, so I've closed the issue.
(even though you raised it! ;) )

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 11:33 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Following today's vote on invalidation [1], the definition of invalidation
> was added to prov-dm
> [2]. I propose to close this issue pending review.
>
> Regards,
> Luc
>
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/meeting/2012-04-19#resolution_8
> [2]
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/prov-dm.html#term-Invalidation
>
>
> On 21/12/11 21:51, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>
>> PROV-ISSUE-204 (end-of-entity): What marks the end of an entity? [prov-dm]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/204
>>
>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>> On product: prov-dm
>>
>>
>> An entity record is a representation of an entity. An entity has a
>> characterization interval, for which entity attributes have been given
>> values.
>>
>> The beginning of the characterization interval is given by the generation
>> record for this entity.
>>
>> But how is  the end defined?
>>
>> I suppose that we may want to support various use cases, including:
>>
>> - a file is deleted.  Is the delete operation a form of usage that is
>> destructive?
>>
>> - a file is overwritten by a new version
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Luc
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>



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Stian Soiland-Reyes, myGrid team
School of Computer Science
The University of Manchester
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