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Re: PROV-ISSUE-151 (TLebo): Rename wasQuoteOf to wasQuotedFrom [Data Model]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:44:43 -0500
Message-Id: <E1E1CA82-123D-4C10-ABEC-07A661B5ACC3@rpi.edu>
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Does anybody object to renaming wasQuoteOf to wasQuotedFrom?

I heard a +1 from Paul.

Thanks,
Tim

On Nov 16, 2011, at 11:58 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:

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> PROV-ISSUE-151 (TLebo): Rename wasQuoteOf to wasQuotedFrom [Data Model]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/151
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> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Data Model
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> After trying to model a few quotes, I continue to get hung up by "wasQuoteOf" and find "wasQuotedFrom" to be a more natural relation that clears some ambiguity about whether we are quoting some {web page, book, pamphlet} or the person that created the {web page, book, pamphlet}. According to the DM, I think it is the {web page, book, pamphlet} and depend on a qualifier to cite the person responsible.
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> When encoding in PROV-O, 
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> :snippet prov:wasQuoteOf :web_page . (correct)
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> :snippet prov:wasQuoteOf <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Mohandas_Karamchand_Gandhi> (INCORRECT - we should not cite the person.)
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> using "wasQuotedFrom" would help avoid this confusion:
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> :snippet prov:wasQuotedFrom :web_page . (correct)
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> :snippet prov:wasQuotedFrom <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohandas_Karamchand_Gandhi> . (correct - this is a wiki page)
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> http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-prov-dm-20111018/#quotation:
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> wasQuoteOf(e2,e1,ag2,ag1):
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>    contains an identifier e2, identifying an entity expression that represents the quote;
>    contains an identifier e1, identifying an entity expression representing what is being quoted;
>    may refer to an agent who is doing the quoting, identified by ag2;
>    may refer to the agent that is quoted, identified by ag1. 
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