On 07/11/2014 10:05 AM, Mark Baker wrote:
> On Jul 10, 2014 3:43 PM, "Simeon Warner" <[log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> > IMO, the statement:
> > http://viaf.org/viaf/64055977/ skos:note “He smelled very bad”
> > contains no provenance information about the _statement_.
> Right, but its method of transfer to our inboxes does. In this case, RFC
> 2822 headers identifying Kevin as the person making that assertion.
> If published on a Web page, we'd similarly be able to consult RFC 7230
> to ascertain its provenance.
To expand on this: In the linked data world, library systems are going
to have to have was of keeping track of which assertions has come from
which source, if only because the cycle-times of sources is incredibly
There are several different approaches (named graphs, periodic
rebuilding of a shared pool, etc), but the problem is faced by an
incredibly broad class of linked data users, so by in large we can
safely assume that suitable implementations will appear that we can use.