changeset 4566 60b6ee097555
parent 4565 780b82818bcf
child 4583 b1221185c8a9
--- a/model/prov-dm.html	Fri Oct 26 12:31:30 2012 +0100
+++ b/model/prov-dm.html	Fri Oct 26 13:22:18 2012 +0100
@@ -2904,6 +2904,16 @@
 <p>Alternate is not  defined as Influence, and therefore does not have an id and attributes.</p>  
+Note that <a title="alternateOf">alternateOf</a> is a necessarily very general
+relationship that, in reasoning, only states that the two
+alternate entities fix different aspects of some common thing
+(possibly evolving over time), and so there is some relevant
+connection between the provenance of the alternates. In a
+specific application context, <a title="alternateOf">alternateOf</a>, or a subtype of it,
+could allow more inferences.
 <div class="anexample" id="anexample-alternate">
@@ -3914,6 +3924,7 @@
 <li> <a href="">ISSUE-514</a>: added links to the attributes listed in the secondary element table. Also removed PrimarySource, Quotation, Revision.
 <li> <a href="">ISSUE-502</a>: Added sentence in section 2.1.2 explaining that the focus
       of derivation is on connecting a generated entity to a used  entity.
+<li> <a href="">ISSUE-526</a>: Added sentence clarifying sentence in section 5.5.2.