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Re: PROV-ISSUE-395: Rename hadOriginalSource to "originatedFrom"? [prov-dm]

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 14:48:13 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJCyKRpQwYx1vW_8d1yTY+Mmm3vuZxLp3-cQE+H=N4GCn=LE+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Yeah, orginalsource had the meaning http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_source

To me a "big change" now is changing stuff that has been in the spec
in a number of drafts. I won't really argue hard but I want to be
convinced that this is worth it.

Paul

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:
>
> On Jun 5, 2012, at 2:54 AM, Paul Groth wrote:
>
>> Hi Tim,
>>
>> I don't think hadOriginalSource and originatedFrom convey the same
>> meaning.
>
>
> I think that they are pretty close in meaning, and one follows the naming style more appropriately.
>
>
>> I am also a bit concerned about doing these big renames of
>> things.
>
>
> How do you measure "big"?
>
> -Tim
>
>
>>
>> cheers
>> Paul
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 4:58 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker
>> <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>>> PROV-ISSUE-395: Rename hadOriginalSource to "originatedFrom"? [prov-dm]
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/395
>>>
>>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>>> On product: prov-dm
>>>
>>> DM editors,
>>>
>>> Could hadOriginalSource be renamed to "originatedFrom" ?
>>>
>>> I think it follows the "wasDerivedFrom" naming a little more closely, and avoids an exception to PROV-O's "has" naming convention.
>>>
>>> Then, perhaps the Involvement "Source" could be renamed "Origin"?
>>>
>>> And qualifiedSource would become qualifiedOrigin.
>>>
>>> I think that this naming is a little more natural.
>>>
>>> (yes, this is phrased in terms of PROV-O, but an issue on DM; probably best product would be mapping prov-dm <->  prov-o...)
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tim
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> --
>> Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
>> http://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth/
>> Assistant Professor
>> Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
>> Artificial Intelligence Section
>> Department of Computer Science
>> VU University Amsterdam
>>
>>
>



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Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
http://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth/
Assistant Professor
Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
Received on Tuesday, 5 June 2012 12:48:54 UTC

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