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Re: PROV-ISSUE-396: Rename "wasRevisionOf" to "revisedFrom"? [prov-dm]

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 07:54:54 -0400
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CEACBDF1-FF2F-47E2-A07C-A663FE1440B3@rpi.edu>
To: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>

On Jun 7, 2012, at 6:59 AM, Paul Groth wrote:

> Hmm... wasRevisedFrom to me has two much overlap with wasDerivedFrom
> and may lead to confusion.

Too much overlap? They're sub properties!
That's the very reason for the proposed new name.

-Tim


> 
> I think wasRevisionOf makes the versioning clearer.
> 
> 
> Paul
> 
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:
>> So, was "wasRevisedFrom" a no brainer acceptance?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>> 
>> 
>> On Jun 4, 2012, at 11:06 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
>> 
>>> Or perhaps "wasRevisedFrom" to suit the was* naming convention.
>>> 
>>> -Tim
>>> 
>>> On Jun 4, 2012, at 11:00 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>> 
>>>> PROV-ISSUE-396: Rename "wasRevisionOf" to "revisedFrom"? [prov-dm]
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/396
>>>> 
>>>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>>>> On product: prov-dm
>>>> 
>>>> DM editors,
>>>> 
>>>> Could wasRevisionOf be renamed to "revisedFrom" ?
>>>> 
>>>> I think it follows the "wasDerivedFrom" naming a little more closely.
>>>> 
>>>> The Involvement "Revision" (and qualfiedRevision) could remain the same.
>>>> 
>>>> 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
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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