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

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:06:23 +0000
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Hi Tim, but also Graham, and the prov-o team,

We believe that we have addressed this issue. The latest WD indicates 
that URI can be expressed
using *prov-dm literal* but their interpretation is outside the scope of 

We are closing the issue, pending review. Can you confirm it can be 
formally closed,


On 11/06/2011 01:18 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-142 (Tlebo): Can roles only be Literals? [Data Model]
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/142
> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Data Model
> prov-dm, 5.5.1 Qualifier:
> "The value associated with a role attribute must be conformant with Literal."
> Will this prevent PROV-O from using URIs to cite roles?
> Restricting roles to literals will be severely limiting for PROV-O and semantic web applications, since literals cannot be described or served as linked data, and thus consumers will be unable to determine more information about what the role means.

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