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Re: DWBP is a W3C Recommendation

From: Herbert Van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:14:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOywMHc4jCxi6DaJ1TLqY-v0_i8O5K5pjzDMqAFTw8sLFsg4MQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Cc: Public DWBP WG <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
hi all,

this is great. really good work. many congratulations!


Herbert Van de Sompel

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 2:18 PM, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> wrote:

> 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/.
> 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
> @philarcher1

Herbert Van de Sompel
Digital Library Research & Prototyping
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Research Library

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