W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-prov-wg@w3.org > July 2011

Re: relation <--> property

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:15:13 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOMwk6yp6_yi+8mnjJ2fV_6NZASeXvTKAyDpQo59ZZrnL-1Pqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Paolo,
You are right! I will try not to conflate the two terms in future mails.

> Also, until a week ago we used the term "property" for what in the doc is
now an "attribute"
I believe attribute usually translates to a datatype property :)



On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>wrote:

> Hi,
>  I noticed that the two terms in the subject are beginning to be used
> interchangeably. This is probably because of Satya's OWL mindset :-), which
> is just fine but may I ask to try and use terms within their scope.
> I am not just being pedantic, but remember we struggled with "resource"
> because of its meaning in the RDF data model.  Now "property" is being used
> as understood in the same SWeb framework.
> So, t(x,y,...) still denotes a n-ary relation in the conceptual model.
> (Also, until a week ago we used the term "property" for what in the doc is
> now an "attribute")
> Thanks! -Paolo
> ps and if you, like me, have a hunch that a Datalog syntax is appropriate
> for the language, then you know that t(X,Y) may later become a "term" :-)
Received on Thursday, 28 July 2011 21:15:50 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 16:50:58 UTC