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ISSUE-22: Provenance, and the W3C PROV-XG

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:28:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4FDA3B59.6060805@cs.tcd.ie>
To: "public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
Some feedback from Paul Groth from the PROV team on their plans. Seems 

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: use of provenance in the MLW-LT working group
Date: 	Wed, 13 Jun 2012 08:08:36 -0500
From: 	Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
To: 	David Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
CC: 	team-prov-chairs@w3.org

Hi Dave,

Thanks for getting in touch. In terms of the Provenance specs, we are
progressing rapidly. You can find all our current working drafts here:

I would suggest starting with the PROV primer.

These specs are fairly stable. Indeed, we are hoping to go to last
call in the next month.  This means that I think it's  a good place to
both build on PROV but also get feedback from your group on

Obviously, being a final recommendation will take a bit longer. But
clearly we can coordinate.

Does that help explain where we are at?


On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 8:56 AM, David Lewis<dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>  wrote:
>  Hi Guys,
>  I am a co-chair of the Multilingual Web - Language Technology WG
>  (http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/). We are addressing
>  markup for interoperability between content management and localisation
>  processes and for their support by language technology such as machine
>  translation and text analytics.
>  We are a fairly new group getting near to the end of our requirements
>  gathering phase. In several places we see requirements to gather and make
>  use of provenance data. My own group has conducted some exploratory
>  implementation work in this area, (to date using the Open Provenance Model
>  rather than the output of the PROV WG
>  http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/wiki/images/b/b6/LREC-lewis.pdf).
>  This is providing us  with some guidance in provenance-based use cases for
>  the localisation industry.
>  However, to move provenance forward into the MLW-LT WG drafts we would
>  ideally like to use the output of your WG, but we see your schedule has
>  shifted somewhat. Do you have a concrete plan for what you think the PROV
>  family of recommendations will be accepted? This would really help us plan
>  how we should approach our potential use of your recommendation as we start
>  progressing our own.
>  I'd be very happy to point you at more details of our WG discussions about
>  provenance if you are interested.
>  Kind Regards,
>  Dave Lewis

Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
Assistant Professor
Knowledge Representation&  Reasoning Group
Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
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