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Re: Engaging with other groups and simplifying ours

From: Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:25:26 +1100
Message-ID: <50B602B6.8080003@mob-labs.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-ar@w3.org
Hi Melvin,

I can't wait to see your demo.  And if you'd like to share any more 
information about it in the meantime I'm sure it would be great food for 
discussion 8)

I'd also be interested to hear if you think there are any specific 
Social Implications from the type of local community activity you're 


On 28/11/12 23:16, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 28 November 2012 13:06, Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com
> <mailto:roBman@mob-labs.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     over the next week I'm going to create a range of wiki pages for us
>     to collect feedback and input to form submissions to the other
>     working groups listed on the Related Standards[1] page.  The
>     Augmented Web provides a unique perspective and I think it's
>     important that we collate some combined feedback/input for each of
>     these groups to make sure they're aware of our goals and requirements.
>     As part of this I think it's important that we present as an
>     organised and professional group.  Our group is the only one that
>     has such a large number of Chairs.  No offense to the existing
>     Chairs but this was setup in a very ad-hoc way and without any group
>     discussion.  In order to simplify this structure I have updated this
>     so I am the current Chair. And as you have seen recently I am
>     committed to working to develop this group.  If you think this
>     action is unfair or invalid in any way please let me know.  I'm more
>     than happy to either discuss this in public on this list or feel
>     free to email me directly in private.  My goal here is simply to
>     bring our group structure in line with the vast majority of other
>     W3C Community Groups.
>     I'd also encourage you to checkout the Demo and Projects page[2] if
>     you haven't already as I've added a few more examples.  They're
>     great for getting people thinking about what will really be possible
>     with the Augmented Web.
>     And I'd also encourage you to share any thoughts you have about the
>     topics raised on the Social Implications page[3] and contribute
>     content to their wiki pages too.
>     And last but not least, please share a link to this group via
>     twitter, facebook, g+ and linkedin so we can grow our community.
>       The Augmented Web is evolving quickly and the more people involved
>     in this group and our discussions the better our ability to shape
>     this process.
> Something I'm working on is a task system that will allow projects in
> local communities to be recorded, browsed and organized.  I'd love to
> use AR techniques to make for a better user experience.  I should
> hopefully have something to demo around end of this year.
> It's great to see people wishing to actively participate in development
> of this group and outreach.
> +1 from me! :)
>     roBman
>     [1] http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/related-standards/
>     <http://www.w3.org/community/ar/related-standards/>
>     [2] http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/demos-and-projects/
>     <http://www.w3.org/community/ar/demos-and-projects/>
>     [3] http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/social-implications/
>     <http://www.w3.org/community/ar/social-implications/>
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