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Re: PROV-ISSUE-223 (definition-of-entity): What is the definition of entity [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 11:12:16 +0100
Message-ID: <EMEW3|f65d121432e5dc7a6396884afe8aa118o4YBCL08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4FC5F280.6090107@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: Tom De Nies <tom.denies@ugent.be>
CC: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>, public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi all,
This issue is now closed.
Regards,
Luc

On 05/15/2012 02:54 PM, Tom De Nies wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am proposing to close this issue, following the recent vote on 
> specialization/alternate/
> entity.
> > Changes have already been incorporated in the editor's draft.
> >
> +1
>
>
> 2012/5/15 Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu <mailto:lebot@rpi.edu>>
>
>
>     On May 15, 2012, at 9:24 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>     > Hi all,
>     >
>     > I am proposing to close this issue, following the recent vote on
>     specialization/alternate/entity.
>     > Changes have already been incorporated in the editor's draft.
>     >
>
>     +1
>
>
>     -Tim
>
>     > Regards,
>     > Luc
>     >
>     > On 01/19/2012 09:15 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker
>     wrote:
>     >> PROV-ISSUE-223 (definition-of-entity): What is the definition
>     of entity [prov-dm]
>     >>
>     >> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/223
>     >>
>     >> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>     >> On product: prov-dm
>     >>
>     >> The prov-dm documents has some form of definition for entity
>     [1] and entity record [2] (likewise, activity [5] and activity
>     record [6]).
>     >>
>     >> Recent discussions indicate that the definitions are not
>     rigorous enough, and subject to too much interpretation.
>     >>
>     >> Indications that an entity can potentially characterize
>     multiple things [3], or that an entity is a class definition [4]
>     are examples of the breadth of interpretation.
>     >>
>     >> The WG should aim to refine these definitions.
>     >>
>     >>
>     [1]http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#concept-entity
>     >> [2]
>     http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#record-Entity
>     >> [3]
>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-wg/2012Jan/0213.html
>     >>
>     [4]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-wg/2012Jan/0219.html
>     >>
>     [5]http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#concept-activity
>     >>
>     [6]http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#record-Activity
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >
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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
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