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Re: PROV-ISSUE-142 (Tlebo): Can roles only be Literals? [Data Model]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 20:12:45 -0500
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <F3EAB11E-1DB3-4903-813A-3A02F0A9D99B@rpi.edu>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Good to close.
Thanks,
Tim

On Nov 30, 2011, at 8:06 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi Tim, but also Graham, and the prov-o team,
> 
> We believe that we have addressed this issue. The latest WD indicates that URI can be expressed
> using *prov-dm literal* but their interpretation is outside the scope of prov-dm.
> 
> We are closing the issue, pending review. Can you confirm it can be formally closed,
> 
> Regards,
> Luc
> 
> On 11/06/2011 01:18 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-142 (Tlebo): Can roles only be Literals? [Data Model]
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/142
>> 
>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: Data Model
>> 
>> prov-dm, 5.5.1 Qualifier:
>> 
>> "The value associated with a role attribute must be conformant with Literal."
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Will this prevent PROV-O from using URIs to cite roles?
>> 
>> Restricting roles to literals will be severely limiting for PROV-O and semantic web applications, since literals cannot be described or served as linked data, and thus consumers will be unable to determine more information about what the role means.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>   
> 
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