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Re: some question about Process.owl concepts

From: Drew McDermott <drew.mcdermott@yale.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 11:09:53 -0400
Message-Id: <200409221509.i8MF9rfT011709@pantheon-po06.its.yale.edu>
To: public-sws-ig@w3.org

> [Elena Cusenza]
> - I can't understand the purpose of maintaining both "hasOutput" and 
> "hasResult" property.
>   If a Process has some unConditionalOutputs, they can be specified in a 
> Result instance with no
>   inCondition property set. So why preserve "hasOutput"?
>   I think that removing "hasOutput" property, defining the outputs of a 
> Process will be more simple,
>   better, you'll have only a  unique way of specify them.

hasOutput declares the types of outputs.

hasResult can specify (among other things) the _values_ of the outputs
   (as functions of the input and local parameters).

> - Wich purpose has the property "parameterValue"? Is it the specification of 
> a range of possible value or the specification of the actual value of the 
> variable?

Do we still have parameterValue?  

                                             -- Drew McDermott
                                                Yale University CS Dept.
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