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Re: PROV-Dictionary staged for final vote

From: Tom De Nies <tom.denies@ugent.be>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:10:02 +0200
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To: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Note that the XML example had the wrong extension, and is now changed to

- Tom

2013/4/17 Tom De Nies <tom.denies@ugent.be>

> Hello all,
> PROV-Dictionary is now staged as a Working Group Note at
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/dictionary/releases/NOTE-prov-dictionary-20130430/Overview.html
> Also staged (and linked to) are the examples
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/dictionary/releases/NOTE-prov-dictionary-20130430/example/example.provn
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/dictionary/releases/NOTE-prov-dictionary-20130430/example/example.ttl
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/dictionary/releases/NOTE-prov-dictionary-20130430/example/example.xml
> - It meets the pubrules as far as I can tell, and validates and passes the
> link-checker (except for the REC and NOTE links)
> - All remaining issues have been addressed with a proposed solution and
> are pending review:
> https://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/products/19
> - The PROV-N example still needs to be validated. We will try our best
> shot to do it manually, but I am hoping Luc's validator can assist in this
> when he gets back next week. (can we make such small corrections in the
> period between staging and release?)
> - For the XML example we ran into some trouble when validating against the
> schema
> Since we use real-world dbpedia URIs as example, there were some that
> could not be turned into a valid QName due to its character restrictions.
> Therefore, we had to find a workaround. The workaround is to add a valid
> NCName <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-xml-names-20091208/#NT-NCName>(derived by removing the invalid characters) as a fragment, and split the
> URI after the # symbol. The first part of the URI is then used to override
> the dbpedia: prefix in the element that uses the URI as an identifier,
> and the valid NCName<http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-xml-names-20091208/#NT-NCName>is used as the
> LocalPart <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-xml-names-20091208/#NT-LocalPart>of the
> QName <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-xml-names-20091208/#NT-QName>. This
> is in conformance with the guidance given in the the RDF/XML Syntax
> Specification<http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-syntax-grammar-20040210/#section-Serialising>.
> The only thing that raises some doubt is the use of the nonexistent
> fragment, but since the URI still resolves, this is worth it in my opinion.
> The alternative to this method is to leave the invalid characters out, and
> end up with non-existent URIs, which in my view, is worse than non-existent
> fragments.
> We added a remark explaining this construction to the end of the example.
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/dictionary/releases/NOTE-prov-dictionary-20130430/Overview.html#example-prov-xml
> If anyone has any objections to this method, please let us know by e-mail
> or on the call tomorrow.
> - Finally, the provenance of PROV-Dictionary still needs to be checked in
> Luc's file and staged with the document, we will do this tomorrow.
> regards,
> Tom
> ---
> Tom De Nies
> Researcher Semantic Web
> Ghent University - iMinds
> Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
> Department of Electronics and Information Systems - Multimedia Lab
> Gaston Crommenlaan 8 bus 201, B-9050 Ledeberg-Ghent, Belgium
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