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Re: PROV-ISSUE-346 (distinguish-constraints): types of constraints unclear [prov-dm-constraints]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 13:48:40 -0400
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
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To: James Cheney <jcheney@inf.ed.ac.uk>
James,

On May 21, 2012, at 11:02 AM, James Cheney wrote:

> I believe this issue has been addressed, modulo some points raised in Tim's recent review [1].
> 
> Tim, will addressing the related points in your review suffice to close the issue?

The latest draft is closer to making the distinction better, but I still became confused.
I would like to keep this open until you've tried to respond to my recent comments.

Please let me know when you would like me to review, or if you have any questions.

Regards,
Tim


> 
> --James
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/Dm-constraints_review_2012_May_17_by_Lebo
> 
> On Apr 11, 2012, at 4:09 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> 
>> PROV-ISSUE-346 (distinguish-constraints): types of constraints unclear [prov-dm-constraints]
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/346
>> 
>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: prov-dm-constraints
>> 
>> by 3.1.3 Generation
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/releases/ED-prov-dm-20120402/prov-dm-constraints.html#term-Generation
>> 
>> 
>> I was already dealing with (and postponing) "interpretations". The document did not explain to me how or when I should read/use them.
>> 
>> Now I'm given an in-place constraint and a structural constraint (for generation).
>> 
>> The only time these were distinguished was in Section 1, which gave a somewhat reasonable summary AS LONG AS the distinction (and how to use them) is explained further down. By this section 3.1.3, it hasn't become clear and I'm now confused.
>> 
>> Recommend adding a discussion about the distinction among these in Section 1 - as well as at the beginning of section 3 in some meta-discourse.
>> 
>> 
>> This is a BLOCKER for public release of draft, because it leads to too much confusion.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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