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Re: delegation definition

From: Stephan Zednik <zednis@rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 15:37:32 -0600
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Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
+1

--Stephan

On May 24, 2012, at 3:04 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> 
> All,
> Today, we decided to replace the term Responsibility by Delegation.
> Inspired by suggestions from Tim and Stephan, I drafted a definition:
> 
> Delegation is the assignment of authority to an agent (by itself or by another agent) to carry out a specific activity as a delegate or representative, while the agent that it represents remains responsible for the outcome of the delegated work.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Cheers,
> Luc
> 
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