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Re: PROV-ISSUE-140 (entity-qualifier-syntax): ASN uses different syntax for entity attributes and qualifiers

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:27:25 +0000
Message-ID: <EMEW3|7c5911d635cd69d77ce186bc8d2fa301nAYCRS08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4ED6212D.1040901@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
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Hi Graham,

This issue is now formally closed, since we have implemented it fully.

Luc

On 11/03/2011 11:24 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-140 (entity-qualifier-syntax): ASN uses different syntax for entity attributes and qualifiers
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/140
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> Raised by: Graham Klyne
> On product:
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> I note that the ASN uses expressions like:
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>    entity(e, [attr=val, attr=val, ...])
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> for Entities, but:
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>    wasDerivedFrom(e5,e3,pe4,qualifier(channel="out"),qualifier(channel="in"))
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> in other contexts.  Yet it seems to me that they serve very similar purposes.  The different syntax feels a bit inconsistent to me.  Suggest:
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>    entity(e, qualifier(attr=val, attr=val, ...))
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> This is not an important issue.  If the editors choose to ignore it then I don't see it as something that should use up discussion time.
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