new release of PROV-DM document

Dear all,

Paolo and I have edited the document. We are very aware that
it needs proof reading and wordsmithing, but we are also keen
to get feedback from the WG.

The document underwent substantial reorganization. Section 2,
preliminaries, now includes key material setting the context for the
definition of the data model:
- conceptualization of the world
- discussion on representation/assertion/inference

The following issues have been addressed in this version of the document
and have been closed pending review:

- ISSUE-87: section 2.2 now explains the role of PROV-ASN.  Its role
    is now more central in this document (as reflected in the new title).

- ISSUE-86: a high-level overview of the data model is now available
   in section 3.

- ISSUE-71: multiple comments about the example have now been tackled.

- ISSUE-65: extensibility points are now explicitly discussed in section 6.
    To support extensibility, annotations were introduced.

- ISSUE-85: the email discussions have indicated where the origin of
   the confusion arises from.  Multiple changes have been introduced to 
   this issue:
    - preliminaries section: to introduce conceptual model
    - section 6, PROV DM: refers to 'entity expression' and to 'xxx 


Received on Monday, 19 September 2011 19:47:59 UTC