Re: PROV-ISSUE-19: what about identity?

I think there'd a possibility of wading into philosophical deep waters here... I 
would be inclined to consider such questions in light of definitions and 
scenarios already under development.


Luc Moreau wrote:
> Hi all,
> A common theme in previous discussions was identity.
> Is an 'Invariant View or Perspective on a Thing' identified? always?
> Alternatively, can it be anonymous/unidentified?
> If identified, has it a unique identity?
> If identified, what's the identity like? a URI? a IRI?
> It this URI also a resource locator (URL), which can allow us to 
> dereference this
> 'Invariant View or Perspective on a Thing'?
> It would be good to discuss these questions, in the hope of reaching 
> consensus.
> Regards,
> Luc

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