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Re: PROV-ISSUE-463 (freimuth): comments from robert freimuth [prov-dm]

From: Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:44:08 +0100
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Dear all,

Find our response to the overall feedback raised by Robert. It was 
broken down in issues that
were handled individually.

Luc


>       ISSUE-463 (Overall Feedback)
>
>   * Original
>     email:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-comments/2012Jul/0010.html
>
>       o Zip file with UML
>         diagrams:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-comments/2012Jul/att-0010/PROV_Feedback.zip
>   * Tracker:http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/463
>   * Group Response:
>       o The feedback was broken down in individual issues that were
>         addressed separately on this page.
>       o The UML diagrams in PROV-DM are informative. They are intended
>         to illustrate concepts as best as possible. The normative
>         material is found in the text. There may be alternative UML
>         modelling of the same normative definitions.
>       o Alternative UML diagrams were proposed by the author of this
>         feedback. Individual issues have addressed these points, but
>         below we provide specific feedback on some UML diagrams.
>           + Entities.png: Organization, Person, Software are not
>             entities (ISSUE-520), Bundles are not Collections
>             (ISSUE-524), and membership is expressed as a relation and
>             not an attribute (ISSUE-529)
>           + Interactions.png: we did not find it suitable to introduce
>             a role (generatedEntity/UsedEntity) since then we would
>             have to introduce a different identifier for the entity in
>             that role. This would result in very convoluted graphs,
>             with lots of 'acts as' relations. There is no
>             startTime/endTime for Invalidation, Usage, Generation, but
>             simply a time. A strong desire has been to facilitate the
>             assertions of provenance: ex:a2 prov:used <uri> and <uri>
>             wasGeneratedBy ex:a1
>           + Relations.png: Alternate/Specialization/Membership do not
>             have id and attributes. Adoption is not a PROV relation.
>             PROV does not define activity composition.
>   * References:
>   * Changes to the document:
>   * Original author's acknowledgement:
>


On 07/25/2012 08:27 AM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-463 (freimuth): comments from robert freimuth [prov-dm]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/463
>
> Raised by: Paul Groth
> On product: prov-dm
>
> See email http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-comments/2012Jul/0010.html
>
> This includes extensive uml diagrams as well as comments on role. See the attached Zip file for more info
>
>
>
>
>

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