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Re: PROV-ISSUE-369 (drop-startByActivity): Should we drop wasStartedByActivity? [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 14:55:48 +0100
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Hi all,

We have agreed [1] to drop this concept.  Change is already implemented. 
I am now closing this issue.

Regards,
Luc


[1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/meeting/2012-05-10#resolution_3

On 04/30/2012 11:57 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-369 (drop-startByActivity): Should we drop wasStartedByActivity? [prov-dm]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/369
>
> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: prov-dm
>
>
> There are regular comments about wasStartedByActivity.
>
> MacTed was saying why don't we also have wasStartedByAgent.
>
> Someone else  was saying, why don't we have wasEndedByActivity? ... and ByAgent.
>
> In the spirit of simplification, we could drop the concept.
> Whenever we want to write
>
> wasStartedByActivity(a2,a2)
>
> we would instead have to write
>
> wasStartedBy(a2,e)
> wasGeneratedBy(e,a1)
>
> for some entity.
>
>
> Thoughts?
> Luc
>
>
>
>    

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