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

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 07:36:22 +0000
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
CC: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEW3|41e2bc718ee09feda48fcd515e74fd5fnA57an08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|A1A1CF35-23D7-42E3-B847-C79E82D0115D@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Hi Tim,

But doesn't this include URIs by means of typed literals?

Professor Luc Moreau
Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton 
Southampton SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

On 6 Nov 2011, at 01:20, "Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:

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> PROV-ISSUE-142 (Tlebo): Can roles only be Literals? [Data Model]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/142
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> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Data Model
> 
> prov-dm, 5.5.1 Qualifier:
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> "The value associated with a role attribute must be conformant with Literal."
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> Will this prevent PROV-O from using URIs to cite roles?
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> 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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> 
> 
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