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Re: DWBP is a W3C Recommendation

From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:26:07 +0000
To: public-dwbp-wg@w3.org
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Thanks Carol, I've linked to your translation from my post.


On 31/01/2017 18:22, Caroline Burle wrote:
> Hello!
> I was very touched with Phil's and Berna's email and I am also very
> happy and proud to see the DWBP and the Vocabularies officially published!
> I am also deeply grateful for the opportunity to be part in this great
> work. It was a pleasure to work with all of you! My special thanks to
> Berna and Newton, from whom I learned a lot and became great friends; to
> Phil for all the help and patience to solving all our doubts; to the
> chairs for always helping us to gathering consensus, and also to
> Annette, Deirdree, Hadley, Phil, Antoine, Riccardo, Eric, Laufer, Ig,
> Seiji, João Paulo, Giancarlo, and Makx!
> It was a great pleasure to meet you all and get to know better a lot of
> you. I hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the near
> future! :)
> I take this opportunity to send the link of Phil's post translated into
> pt-br [1] (thank you Phil for allowing us to translate it!). The link of
> the W3C Post in the W3C Brasil website [2] and the link of the Press
> Release [3] that NIC.br produced, also in pt-br.
> Finally, as Berna mentioned we learned a lot being part of this team! We
> tried to share with the Brazilian community what we learned from this WG
> in this post [4] that we called "how to participate in a W3C WG" (also
> in pt-br).
> Muito obrigada!!! Kind regards,
> Caroline
> [1] http://blog.w3c.br/dados-na-web-esta-aqui-como-fazer/
> [2] http://www.w3c.br/Noticias/DWBPRecomendacaoW3C
> [3]
> http://nic.br/noticia/releases/com-contribuicao-brasileira-w3c-lanca-recomendacao-para-publicacao-de-dados-na-web/
> [4]
> https://medium.com/revista-web/como-participar-de-um-grupo-de-trabalho-do-w3c-nossa-experi%C3%AAncia-como-editores-do-data-on-the-web-57e076782e98#.4v48kcyz5
> On 31/01/17 13:51, Bernadette Farias Lóscio wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm so happy and proud to see the results of our work. It was great to
>> be part of this team!
>> I remember our first Friday meetings when, most of the times, I was
>>  just listening because I was still learning how to participate on a
>> W3C working group. After a while, I started to become "less shy" and
>> at the end I was really feeling part of the team. And this is a great
>> feeling! Being able to contribute with something that can help
>> organizations all around the world it is really priceless. Now, I have
>> to confess that I am addicted to this and I'd like to contribute with
>> other working groups as well.
>> Thank you all for our meetings and discussions! I learned so much with
>> them.  A special thanks to Annette, Antoine, Eric Stephan, Laufer,
>> Makx and Phil.
>> Thanks to all W3C team for the support! A special thanks to Phil for
>> all your help and patience! He had the challenge to deal with some
>> people like me (without W3C working group experience) :)  Also a big
>> thank you to our chairs! You were really amazing bringing the
>> consensus at difficult moments and helping us to organize our ideas!
>> Thank you so much to Carol and Newton! It was great working with you
>> two! We learned a lot together and I hope that we have other
>> opportunities to repeat this successful partnership!
>> I really like the idea of proposing a Community Group. I think that we
>> can go further on some ongoing discussions, but we can also identify
>> new challenges about Data on the Web. Let's continue the data on the
>> Web Revolution [1]!
>> cheers,
>> Berna
>> [1] https://www.w3.org/blog/2017/01/dwbp/
>> <https://www.w3.org/blog/2017/01/dwbp/>
>> 2017-01-31 10:18 GMT-03:00 Phil Archer <phila@w3.org
>> <mailto:phila@w3.org>>:
>>     Take a bow ladies and gentlemen...
>>     https://www.w3.org/TR/dwbp/
>>     The formal announcement has been sent to the members and the home
>>     page will be updated later in the day to point to the Rec (it'll
>>     be top news item - you might want to take a screenshot). I have
>>     also written a blog post at https://www.w3.org/blog/2017/01/dwbp/
>>     <https://www.w3.org/blog/2017/01/dwbp/>.
>>     Please look out for tweets, make a noise, shout, promote etc.
>>     There have been times along this path when WG members have
>>     expressed their thanks to each other and sadness that the work is
>>     now done. I've not been ready to join in with that until now, i.e.
>>     now that both of the vocabularies are stable and the BP doc is
>>     published as a Recommendation.
>>     I am deeply grateful to the members of this WG. As I tried to say
>>     in Zagreb - your expertise and hard work makes each other look
>>     good and makes me look good. I know that those of us present were
>>     delighted to see so many references to the work while we were in
>>     Amsterdam recently. That's a sign that others have been and are
>>     watching, and that the work is useful. The quotes from Terence
>>     Eden and Jeremy Tandy included in the blog post are genuine and
>>     unprompted.
>>     It is the way of these things that it is the editors whose names
>>     are most frequently mentioned. That is right. The work that
>>     Antoine, Riccardo, Eric, Bernadette, Carol and Newton have done
>>     puts the rest of us in the shade. But we all know that it has been
>>     a group effort and the editors' hands have been guided by many
>> voices.
>>     My own role is only possible with everyone else's effort which is
>>     why I am so humbled. If you'll allow me, there are three people I
>>     must thank by name: Hadley, Dee and Yaso. Their guidance and
>>     organisation has been essential to the group's success.
>>     What's Next?
>>     ============
>>     In terms of this WG, that's it. The group will be formally closed
>>     in the coming days, the mailing list made inactive (the archive
>>     persists) and the wiki frozen. If you want to make any edits to
>>     the wiki, do it now.
>>     As you know, I'm hoping to start a new WG on the topic of
>>     vocabularies, notably DCAT, coming out of the Amsterdam workshop.
>>     I'm supposed to have written the report by now - I'm working on
>>     it. I hope many of you will want to be in that WG.
>>     For DWBP, some have suggested that there's more to follow up on. I
>>     agree. The vehicle we have for that is the Community Group system
>>     so if you'd like to propose one, please do. See
>>     https://www.w3.org/community/ That would have its own (new)
>>     mailing list. I'm finding out whether such a group can still
>>     manage the Github repo or whether that too will be frozen.
>>     Again, a sincere and deeply felt thank you. It has been a privilege.
>>     Signing off from DWBP
>>     Phil
>>     --
>>     Phil Archer
>>     Data Strategist, W3C
>>     http://www.w3.org/
>>     http://philarcher.org
>>     +44 (0)7887 767755 <tel:%2B44%20%280%297887%20767755>
>>     @philarcher1
>> --
>> Bernadette Farias Lóscio
>> Centro de Informática
>> Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------


Phil Archer
Data Strategist, W3C

+44 (0)7887 767755
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