Re: PROV-ISSUE-183 (prov-dm-identifiers): identifiers in prov-dm [prov-dm]

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 6:56 AM, Luc Moreau <>wrote:

>  We don't have a notion of 'entity record identifier' any more (we need to
> check this has been consistently removed from the text).
> The rationale for this  is that group felt it would be an burden on
> asserters to name entity records (given that entities are already
> named).


> 3) If the answer to 2) is no, then how do we refer to entities that exist
> outside of provenance accounts?
> I am not following you. Can you give an example of what you are trying to
> get to?

I was just worried that the DM was constraining what would normally be
unconstrained identifiers. Your answers above remove the relevance of 3),
so it's not worth trying to expand on.

Jim McCusker
Programmer Analyst
Krauthammer Lab, Pathology Informatics
Yale School of Medicine | (203) 785-6330

PhD Student
Tetherless World Constellation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Received on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 17:05:11 UTC