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

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 16:28:01 -0500
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FF4E9DDD-628D-419F-AAAB-3418BA3ECDF6@rpi.edu>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Nov 6, 2011, at 2:36 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi Tim,
> 
> But doesn't this include URIs by means of typed literals?


If it does, then I'm okay with letting PROV-DM think in terms of literals.
But I don't want this statement to exclude the benefits of URIs when citing roles.

(now, on to read the other 50 responses in this thread).

-Tim



> 
> 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:
> 
>> 
>> 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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