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on specialization/alternate/membership (ISSUE-525)

From: Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:59:59 +0100
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Dear all,

Bob has a point here, and we could add a clarifying sentence.

I propose the following:

Membership/Specialization/Alternate are not defined as Influence, and 
therefore do not have an id and attributes.

Do I have support for this change to the document?
Luc




On 10/25/2012 12:39 AM, Freimuth, Robert, Ph.D. wrote:
> # 1.1.2 ISSUE-525 (Specialization/Alternate) 
> <http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ResponsesToPublicComments#ISSUE-525_.28Specialization.2FAlternate.29> 
>
> # I think my comment was misunderstood.  Fig 8 in 
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/model/prov-dm.html shows 
> the entity-entity relationship as the more general "wasInfluencedBy" 
> relationship, which is defined within that figure to have an ID and 
> attributes (gray box).  This is also stated in section 5.3.5.  Section 
> 5.5 defines SpecializationOf, AlternateOf, and MentionOf, all of which 
> are entity-entity relationships.  Therefore, it seems that 
> specialization is a type of influence and should therefore contain the 
> ID/attributes pattern.  If this is not the case, the text may require 
> clarification.

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