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Re: PROV-ISSUE-383 (how-to-handle-subtypes): How to handle subtypes in PROV-DM [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 17:03:04 +0100
Message-ID: <EMEW3|7b0f8549fa800827f7f5fcec8cbdc11eo4MH3C08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4FBD0A38.2050804@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
CC: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi Tim:
Here it is:
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/prov-dm.html#prov-dm-types-and-relations
Luc

On 05/23/2012 04:57 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
> Luc,
>
> On May 23, 2012, at 8:59 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>    
>>
>> For revision, hadOriginalSource, and wasQuotedFrom (
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-prov-dm-20120503/#term-Revision)
>>
>> I feel that we shouldn't introduce a special syntax in PROV-N, but we should
>> just introduce types: prov:Revision, etc.
>>
>> This would be inline with the way all other subtypes are handled.
>>
>> So, the question is: should they all appear in UML diagram and table 4?
>>      
> Which table 4? (URL, please?)
>
> Thanks,
> Tim
>
>    
>> Luc
>>
>> On 05/23/2012 01:49 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>      
>>> PROV-ISSUE-383 (how-to-handle-subtypes): How to handle subtypes in PROV-DM [prov-dm]
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/383
>>>
>>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>>> On product: prov-dm
>>>
>>>
>>> PROV-DM defines a variety of subtypes and handles them differently.
>>>
>>> Some have an explicit prov-n construct (I think for those, it's a legacy
>>> of the past, when signatures were not uniform).
>>>
>>> Some are explicitly represented in UML diagrams, some are not.
>>> Some are listed in table 4.
>>>
>>>                            PROV-N      in UML  in Table 4
>>>                           notation       diag
>>>
>>> wasRevisionOf              yes          yes      yes
>>>
>>> hadOriginalSource          yes          yes      yes
>>>
>>> wasQuotedFrom              yes          yes      yes
>>>
>>> prov:Plan                  no           yes       no
>>>
>>> prov:SoftwareAgent         no           no        no
>>>
>>> prov:Organization          no           no        no
>>>
>>> prov:Person                no           no        no
>>>
>>> prov:Bundle                no           yes       yes
>>>
>>> prov:Collection            no           yes       yes
>>>
>>> prov:Dictionary            no           yes       yes
>>>
>>> prov:EmptyDictionary       no           no        no
>>>
>>> Suggestions on how to handle them systematically are welcome!
>>>
>>> Luc
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>        
>> -- 
>> Professor Luc Moreau
>> Electronics and Computer Science   tel:   +44 23 8059 4487
>> University of Southampton          fax:   +44 23 8059 2865
>> Southampton SO17 1BJ               email: l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk
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>>
>>
>>
>>      
>    

-- 
Professor Luc Moreau
Electronics and Computer Science   tel:   +44 23 8059 4487
University of Southampton          fax:   +44 23 8059 2865
Southampton SO17 1BJ               email: l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk
United Kingdom                     http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~lavm
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