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Transition Request: RDF Organization Ontology as FPWD

From: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:48:15 -0400
Message-Id: <42D7BC6F-3DD5-4900-B7A2-5B5499EA7CE1@3roundstones.com>
Cc: W3C Team <w3t-comm@w3.org>, GLD Chairs <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>, W3C public GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
The Government Linked Data (GLD) WG requests transition of the RDF Organizational Ontology.  The Organization Ontology emerged from the W3C Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Group.

Draft is at:
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/gld/raw-file/default/org/index.html

Publication Date:  17-February-2012

short name: http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-org

Decision to request the transition:

http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/meeting/2012-02-23#resolution_2
Status:

This is the First Call Working Draft of the RDF Organization Ontology specification. 
 
Abstract:
This document describes a core ontology for organizational structures, aimed at supporting those publishing Linked Data containing organizational information across a number of domains. It is designed to allow domain-specific extensions to add classification of organzations and roles, as well as extensions to support neighbouring information such as organizational activities. 


Readers of this document are expected to be familiar with delivery of content via the Web, and to have a general familiarity with the technologies involved, but are not required to have a background in semantic technologies or previous experience with Linked Data. Data stewards, curators, database administrators and other personnel involved in Open Government initiatives are encouraged to read the Best Practices for Publishing Linked Data document.

Not a delta specification.

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Bernadette Hyland, co-chair 
W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
Received on Thursday, 15 March 2012 13:48:56 UTC

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