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RE: SKOS REC track

From: Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 17:36:47 +0100
Message-ID: <F5839D944C66C049BDB45F4C1E3DF89DEE9E10@exchange31.fed.cclrc.ac.uk>
To: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, "Kenneth Sall \(E-mail\)" <KENNETH.B.SALL@saic.com>, "Michael Daconta \(E-mail\)" <Michael.Daconta@dhs.gov>
Hi Dan,

> >Just to note that I've been informed that most US federal 
> guidance requires that only W3C RECs (and approved specs from 
> OASIS, ISO, etc.) should be used in production systems.  This 
> obviously bears on the discussion of whether SKOS should 
> become the basis for a REC track work item.
> >  
> >
> Presumably, since SKOS-based RDF/XML docs comply with XML, RDF,
> Namespaces, RDFS/OWL, we're OK in that SKOs can be "used in
> production systems". Is the question more to do with whether 
> SKOS itself
> can be named in calls for tender etc?

I don't know the specifics - I've cced Kenneth Sall and Michael Daconta who are working on the DRM specification, the original question came from Kenneth so hopefully they can comment.

Cheers,

Al.
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