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

From: Jim McCusker <mccusj@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 18:34:14 -0500
Message-ID: <CAAtgn=QiOonT+JD1AV2q7vx3kvVhh8J_PbzBtRYV94a5zks=5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
The examples are all RDF literals. I thought that we weren't using any
RDF in the DM...

Jim

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Tim, Stephan, Jim,
>
> Here is a first draft of the literal section.
>
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/ProvenanceModel.html#record-literal
>
> It would be good to have your feedback.
> If you find it's ok, than the literals examples in the document need to be
> checked.
>
> Cheers,
> Luc
>
> On 07/11/11 18:15, Jim McCusker wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Paolo Missier<Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> DM says:
>>>
>>> 5.5.5 Literal
>>>
>>> Literals represent data values such as particular string or integers.
>>>
>>> My understanding is it's always been used in the standard grammar
>>> production
>>> meaning (eg: http://savage.net.au/SQL/sql-2003-2.bnf.html#literal). Not
>>> so?
>>>
>>
>> I think a clearer definition would be:
>>
>> A Provenance Literal is a "leaf" value. It does not explicitly have
>> any outgoing relations (in SW-ish: Is not a subject of any statement)
>> in the PROV data model. Any outgoing relations from a Provenance
>> Literal is out of scope for the PROV DM.
>>
>> Jim
>>
>
>
>



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