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A class with identifier http://rds.posccaesar.org/ontology/lis14/rdl/Temporal

MetadataThis section provides information about 'Temporal' itself.

Source ontologyIndustrial Data Ontology
is primitivetrue
natural language definitionA part of the flow of time, or something that takes place in time.
primitive rationaleA comprehensive account of time, and of the unfolding of events in time, is beyond the scope of IDO.
CommentIn Part 2, Activity is not a supertype of Event; in BFO, 'process' is not a supertype of 'process boundary'. This may indicate that 'event' in IDO should in fact not be a subclass of 'activity'.
On the relationship between processes in BFO and DOLCE, see the presentation [[http://www.jarrar.info/Talks/ProcessOntology.pdf][ProcessOntology]] and the paper [[https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320024419_Classifying_Processes_and_Basic_Formal_Ontology][Classifying Processes and Basic Formal Ontology]] (Jarrar and Ceusters, 2017).
This class is tentatively introduced Q1 2023 as a supertype of any temporal (including 4D) entities. Part 14 has, until 2023, had Activity in the same ultimate role as 'temporal [entity]'. However, as in ISO 15926-2 (see annotations and the text of the standard), we require participants for any Activity, but it's not obvious that one should assume participants for points or periods in time. This motivates introducing a more generic superclass like 'temporal'.
See alsoobo:BFO_0000003
alternative labelOccurrent
Temporal Entity
ExampleA moment in time, a period of time, an activity or process, a beginning, a closing event.

ConstraintsThis section lists constraints that members of 'Temporal' shall satisfy.

ContextThis section provides super- and subtypes as well as members of 'Temporal'.