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Naming the properties between FeatureOfInterest, xxxProperty, {Actuator/Sensor}, {Actuation/Observation}

From: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:18:59 +0000
Message-ID: <CALsPASVC7Nm0H80RGVJ7kqDf6rFA9p7-P+He-36KCiouYCAXqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Dear all,

As a follow up to today's call, I created a simple figure that shows the
old and current links between classes: FeatureOfInterest, xxxProperty,
{Actuator/Sensor}, {Actuation/Observation}, as of 2017-03-08,


I also produced another figure that illustrates an option where:
 1. naming is consistent between the ACT part and the SENSE part
 2. one can guess the name of the link between {Actuator, Actuation,
Sensor, Observation} to xxxProperty by simply adding the string "Property"
somewhere in the name of the link between  {Actuator, Actuation, Sensor,
Observation} to FeatureOfInterest
 3. we rely on present or past to differentiate what is "potential" (i.e.,
links Actuator or Sensor), versus what is "done" (i.e., links {Actuation,


As you will understand, I am not 100% happy with this option neither:
  - it uses "observes" as the name of the link between Sensor and
FeatureOfInterest, while in the old SSN the link "observes" was between a
Sensor and a Property
  - it would imply that we reconsider the vote at

If anyone has a different proposal for the names, you can create a new
option with the same "great style" using the pptx at the following URL:


Also, now that we have a figure to evaluate all the links between classes
FeatureOfInterest, xxxProperty, {Actuator/Sensor}, {Actuation/Observation},
it's clear to track the current progress of sosa/ssn, and identify the
possible naming inconsistencies.

On the other hand, I absolutely don't have a clue on the best way to
proceed to choose as a group each one of the names for the links as quickly
as possible. If anyone has an idea about this, I'd be pleased to hear it.

Kind regards,

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