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RE: Meeting Summary - 05 March 2007

From: Rhys Lewis <Rhys.Lewis@volantis.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 09:44:17 +0000
To: "Christian Timmerer (ITEC)" <christian.timmerer@itec.uni-klu.ac.at>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "public-ddwg@w3.org" <public-ddwg@w3.org>
CC: "Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>, "Cedric Kiss" <cedric@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070306094417928.00000001224@v-rhys3>

Hi Christian, 

It's an interesting question. I'd just point out that the DIWG Glossary [1], where we expect to add the definitions about device description, already includes other terms that might be appropriate for other parts of the delivery chain. This includes definitions relating to content adaptation.

DIWG elected to restrict the definition of device to an end user device. That seems to match current usage of the term and the scope of the DDWG work items.

If you have comments about definitions for parts of the delivery chain other than the end user device, or requests for new ones, it might be worth considering posing them to DIWG, since that is where that work tends to happen.

Best wishes

Rhys Lewis, chair DIWG

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/di-gloss/

-----Original Message-----
From: public-ddwg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-ddwg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Christian Timmerer (ITEC)
Sent: 06 March 2007 09:10
To: 'Michael(tm) Smith'; public-ddwg@w3.org
Cc: 'Rotan Hanrahan'; 'Cedric Kiss'; christian.timmerer@itec.uni-klu.ac.at
Subject: RE: Meeting Summary - 05 March 2007

Dear Michael,

> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Definition of "Device Description"
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>   - We have agreement that we can't start building an ontology
>     until we have a common understanding of "device description"
>   - We seem to have agreement about the need to make the
>     definition of "device description" more generic than just
>     being limited to the delivery of a web page, but instead to
>     any aspect, but with the DDWG as a group focusing on the
>     specific aspect that has to do with adaptation.
>   RESOLVED: Do one more iteration on a proposal what is meant by
>   "device" and "device description" and send out for public
>   discussion by end of this week.
[Christian Timmerer (ITEC)] From my point of view the current definition of device [1] is limited to end user devices. I'm wondering whether DDWG will extend this definition to any apparatus along the delivery path that serves the overall aim of device independence. I know there exists terms like proxy or gateway but there is a need for describing them as well, e.g., for adaptation purposes.

I'm looking forward to the proposal by the end of this week.

Thank you.
Best regards,

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/di-gloss/

> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Starting the ontology work
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>    We're using the Protege application and need to understand how
>    to break up Protege projects for group work.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Reports from editors.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>   - Ecosystem: we had a contribution related to this on the
>     internal mail list and are continuing to discuss it
>   - We made some updatet to the wiki (uploaded "Top-ten
>     properties" on wiki)
>   - responded to OMA
>   - API and structure have not started yet
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Attendees
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>   Pontus Carlsson (Drutt) [scribe]
>   Martin Jones (Volantis)
>   Andrea Trasatti (M:Metrics/WURFL)
>   Cedric Kiss (W3C)
>   Kevin Smith (Vodafone)
>   Rafael Casero (SATEC)
>   Rotan Hanrahan (MobileAware)
>   Jo Rabin (dotMobi)
>   Rodrigo Garcia (CTIC)
>   Nacho Marin (CTIC)
>   Michael(tm) Smith (W3C) [late]
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