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Re: PROV-ISSUE-40 (recommended-roles): Roles should not be SHOULD and not MUST [Conceptual Model]

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 10:58:59 -0400
Message-ID: <4E566333.6040202@vu.nl>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Luc

I'm fine with this issue being closed with the reminder of the syntactic 
shortcut being in the document.


Luc Moreau wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> This issue was closed, pending review.
> Are you satisfied with the changes? Can we
> close it? Alternatively, you can reopen it,
> or create a more specific issue.
> Thanks,
> Luc
> PS See note on this issue's page
> On 23/07/11 15:14, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-40 (recommended-roles): Roles should not be SHOULD and not MUST [Conceptual Model]
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/40
>> Raised by: Paul Groth
>> On product: Conceptual Model
>> Currently, roles are required for Generation, Use, and isControlledby.
>> Specifically the following sentence is given:
>> "Use, Generation, and Control assertions must contain a role."
>> It is not clear why roles must always be there. In some cases, I may not want to assert the role that something played with respect to a process.
>> Suggested resolution is to replace MUST with SHOULD.

Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
Assistant Professor
Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
Received on Thursday, 25 August 2011 14:59:38 UTC

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