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Re: Proposal on PROV-DM reorganization

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 11:00:15 -0400
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AACEB4F4-F966-4E3D-A20D-3590D3991083@rpi.edu>
To: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>

On May 22, 2012, at 10:32 AM, Paolo Missier wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On 5/22/12 6:42 AM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
>> On May 22, 2012, at 9:09 AM, Paolo Missier wrote:
>> 
>>> Graham
>>> ...
>> 
>>> The UML diagrams in the document are not patterns. They define a data model, which consists of classes and associations. These are all primitives, including the extensions. /To my mind/ :-), patterns belong in a "provenance cookbook" and describe appropriate combinations of classes and associations as I tried to express earlier (above).
>> +1
>> 
>> -Tim
> to clarify the distinction in my mind:  "association" and "responsibility" are relations (or associations), "chain of responsibility" is a pattern.

What about Attribution?

By "chain of responsibility", do you mean actedOnBehalfOf?
If so, I disagree. The responsibility between two agents is a relation just as "association" and "attribution" are between an agent and an Activity or Entity, respectively.

I'm a bit confused.

-Tim

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> -Paolo
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