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Re: [PAQ] editorial issues

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 09:20:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4E3A5654.2040105@ninebynine.org>
To: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
CC: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Olaf, Thanks for this.

I haven't responded previously as I have agreed with the managers of the project 
funding my time to limit my Provenence WG effort to 1 day per week.  To do this, 
I plan to spend Thursdays (this being the teleconference day) dealing with 
mailing list and documentation issues.

#g
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Olaf Hartig wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> In the following I list some editorial issues regarding the PAQ document.
> I didn't open ISSUEs because these things are easy to implement and they
> are not controversial (at least, I hope so).
> If I should open ISSUEs nonetheless, please let me know.
> 
> (1) Section 3, paragraph 1, last sentence -- I would explicitly mention here 
> that each of the different parties uses a different provenance URI for their 
> account.
> 
> (2) Section 3, paragraph 1, last sentence -- I would add the following 
> sentence:
> It cannot be assumed that the provenance information provided by one party 
> does not contradict the provenance information provided by another party.
> 
> (3) Section 3, paragraph 2, first sentence -- I would add
> 
>    "... refering to the provenance of the provided resource."
> 
> (4) Section 3.1, paragraph 1, first sentence -- That doesn't seem to be a 
> sentence, actually.
> 
> (5) Section 3.1, paragraph 2, first sentence -- s/provence/provenance
> 
> (6) Section 3.1, example -- That's not an example but a "pattern"
> 
> (7) Section 3.1, paragraph 3, first sentence -- What does
>           "[...] provenance-URI is the URI of a provenance resource
>                 for which information is returned."
> mean? More precisely, what does the "which" refer to? And, how is this 
> information returned (as part of the successfull HTTP response)?
> 
> (8) The titles of Section 3.2 and 3.3 is not consistent with the corresponding 
> bullet points in Section 3: either representation and represented or 
> presentation and presented.
> 
> (9) Section 3.2, paragraph 1, first sentence -- Similar to (4).
> 
> (10) Section 3.4 -- I suggest to use the term "provenance registration 
> service" instead of "provenance information service" here because the third-
> party service we are talking about in this section does not provide provenance 
> information itself; it is just some kind of a look-up service (or index).
> 
> (11) The whole document is inconsistent in how it calls what we want to 
> access. Sometimes it uses "provenance information", sometimes "provenance 
> data", and sometimes just "provenance". For instance, section 2 contains all 
> three. The document should be consistent and, thus, use only a single term.
> I don't know whether the Model TF agrees on something that we may adopt
> here. If not, I suggest "provenance description".
> 
> Cheers,
> Olaf
> 
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