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Re: PROV-ISSUE-41 (distinct-roles): Distinct roles should be SHOULD and not MUST [Conceptual Model]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:31:02 +0000
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Hi Paul,
We are now formally closing this issue.
It is now completely supersed, because, in the latest WD, we have introduced
identifiers to Usage records, which allow us to distinguish them without 
problem.
Best regards,
Luc

On 08/22/2011 10:04 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
> Hi Paul,
> This issue was closed, pending review.
> Are you satisfied with the changes? Can we
> close it? Alternatively, you can reopen it,
> or create a more specific issue.
> Thanks,
> Luc
>
> PS See note on this issue's page
>
>
>
> On 23/07/11 15:21, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-41 (distinct-roles): Distinct roles should be SHOULD and 
>> not MUST [Conceptual Model]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/41
>>
>> Raised by: Paul Groth
>> On product: Conceptual Model
>>
>> Currently, use has the following definition with respect to roles:
>>
>> "A reference to a given BOB may appear in multiple use assertions 
>> that refer to a given process execution, but each of those use 
>> assertions must have a distinct role."
>>
>> A process execution could conceivably read the same file twice. Thus, 
>> the file would play the same role twice with respect to a process 
>> execution. It's not clear why this constraint is an absolute or the 
>> impact of making it a non-hard requirement.
>>
>>   Although, I can see why it would be recommended practice in order 
>> to ensure disambiguation of roles.
>>
>> Suggested resolution, change the sentence to as follows:
>>
>> "A reference to a given BOB may appear in multiple use assertions 
>> that refer to a given process execution, but each of those use 
>> assertions should have a distinct role."
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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