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DAML-S process model definition

From: <edward.buckley@bt.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 06:57:47 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <5104D4DBC598D211B5FE0000F8FE7EB212A955D4@mbtlipnt02.btlabs.bt.co.uk>
To: sam@KSL.Stanford.EDU
Cc: www-ws@w3.org

Hi, I have some (further) questions relating this time to the Process Model:

How is the top-level process definition defined?
Examples use service:topLevelProcess and service:isImplementedBy:
<process:ProcessModel rdf:ID="myService_ProcessModel">
  <service:topLevelProcess rdf:resource="#myService_Process" />
    <service:Service rdf:resource="&myService_service;#myService"/>

Where #myService_Process is the instance definition of the top level process
(a subclass of Process).

However, From the ontology the correct method is to use:
<process:ProcessModel rdf:ID="myService_ProcessModel">
  <service:describes rdf:resource="&myService_service;#myService />
  <process:hasProcess  rdf:resource="#myService_Process" />

How is a process expanded and collapsed? The congo and bravoair examples
each use different methods to do this, or are they both valid? Expanding
this, is there a set/preferred method of defining everything? I seem to
remember reading previously that there is none.

Edward Buckley
BTexact Technologies (www.btexact.com)

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