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Re: PROV-ISSUE-166 (TLebo): Sufficient _what_?

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 19:34:15 -0500
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <E46868BD-A85C-43B0-A0BF-61BAA3C523AF@rpi.edu>
To: Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk>

On Nov 24, 2011, at 11:00 AM, Graham Klyne wrote:

> 
> 
> On 23/11/2011 15:42, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> 
>> PROV-ISSUE-166 (TLebo): Sufficient _what_?
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/166
>> 
>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product:
>> 
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/paq/provenance-access.html
>> 
>> "sufficient should be returned to enable a client application to walk the provenance graph"
>> 
>> Some noun is missing after "sufficient"
> 
> I read that as an implicit reference to the "provenance information" in the preceding clause.
> 
> E.g.  "I shall bring you some milk if we have sufficient at home".
> 
> Does this create a problem of understanding, or is it a stylistic thing?


I did not raise it as a stylistic thing.
I created the issue because this American English speaker had troubles understanding it.

Would you object to "sufficient portions should be returned "?

If it stands as is, I will not object.

Regards,
Tim
Received on Saturday, 3 December 2011 00:38:36 UTC

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