Re: The wasQuotedFrom relationship

I think SGML is a lot more complicated than prov. FOAF is pretty generic
and it got used. Look at

I think providing common names for people to point at is underrated.

@Stian - BTW, i think it's already showing its worth in our own little neck
of the woods. I was as at a meeting friday and by using PROV we thought of
nice ways of querying over taverna provenance + nanopublications. Questions
like find me all the protein-protein interactions produced by a workflow
made by Stian.


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 8:17 PM, Timothy Lebo <> wrote:

>  On Feb 11, 2013, at 11:27 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <
>> wrote:
> PROV can cover a lot of things, but I just hope we have not just made
> a kind of "SGML of provenance" in that it allows anything and
> recommends nothing, as then you are still just as confused after
> reading the specs, and as a result everybody would end up using PROV
> differently.
> Yes, there's a risk that if we under specify that many will use it
> differently. But the WG is simply providing the core.
> As long as people are conforming to Activity and Entity, we should be okay…
>  -Tim

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