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alternate of and sambas

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:05:04 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJCyKRrJFgAsp5nf9++u-QPRusGVkcW2oTmVVToS7S_dhpoqzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim McCusker <mccusj@rpi.edu>
Cc: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Jim,

Interesting comment. I changed subject lines to disconnect it from the
other thread. How do you think prov:alternateOf compliments the
mappings predicates in skos?

Thanks
Paul

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Jim McCusker <mccusj@rpi.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 8:53 AM, James Cheney <jcheney@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>>
>> The alternateOf relation is provided mainly for complex scenarios
>> involving things that change over time, and is not one of the core
>> relationships that casual users of PROV will employ routinely.
>
>
> I would actually like to see the linked data community adopt alternateOf in
> place of owl:sameAs for their work. It's a reasonable replacement, as
> alternateOf is effectively a superproperty of sameAs. If that happens, it
> would be the most-used concept from PROV! This is a separate discussion, but
> I think it's important to keep this in mind when we discuss it.
>
> Jim
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