Re: PROV-ISSUE-19: is this observable or not observable?

yes, I guess so, in the sense of events -> state transitions.
Not sure this captures everything though:  "Alice  forwarding an online post." is an observable event, but does it map to a state 
change? in a natural way? or does that view force you to think of the world in terms of state machines :-)

Cheers, -Paolo

On 6/7/11 11:32 AM, Khalid Belhajjame wrote:
> Hi Paolo
>> it's a good start, in that it subsumes observing value of data, and
>> therefore the state of a database, for example.
>> But we also need to observe /events/, don't we. For example, data that
>> moves along a communication channel that connects two processors.
>> Someone forwarding an online post. Or  responding to the post.
>    I was wondering if, instead, 'events' can be seen as a means for
> observing (or monitoring) changes, in particular changes in state.
> Would that be fair?
> khalid

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