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Re: PROV-ISSUE-51 (asserter-def): Asserter needs to be defined with respect to a provenance container/account [Conceptual Model]

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:48:52 +0000
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Hi Paul,
We are now formally closing this issue, since, strictly, a notion of 
asserter is now formally
defined in the model.
There is still an open question, which we have written as a note in 
prov-dm: should we
consider the asserter to be an agent itself (currently, the asserter is 
just an IRI whose interpretation
is outside the scope of prov-dm). This can be raised as a separate issue.

On 08/22/2011 10:07 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 28/07/11 10:11, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> PROV-ISSUE-51 (asserter-def): Asserter needs to be defined with 
>> respect to a provenance container/account [Conceptual Model]
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/51
>> Raised by: Paul Groth
>> On product: Conceptual Model
>> Asserter is a key part of the document. There are a number of places 
>> it's mentioned.
>> The definition of Provenance Container has the following note:
>> "It should be possible for asserters to annotate the container with a 
>> description of the justification for the assertions it contains, as 
>> well as additional meta-information, such as authorship of the 
>> assertions."
>> The View/Account mention has the following:
>> "an account is a set of assertions, forming a perspective on the world."
>> Asserter should be defined.

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