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RE: Request for feedback on SKOS Last Call Working Draft

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:12:17 -0000
To: "'Thomas Baker'" <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Cc: "'Alistair Miles'" <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>, <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, "'Ralph R. Swick'" <swick@w3.org>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000601c9a23a$3e82eb60$bb88c220$@org>
Hi Tom,

Thanks for the information.  

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Baker [mailto:baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de]
> Sent: 10 March 2009 19:28
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: 'Alistair Miles'; public-swd-wg@w3.org; 'Ralph R. Swick'; public-i18n-
> core@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Request for feedback on SKOS Last Call Working Draft
> 
> Alistair wrote:
> > >                                             ... I hope that
> > > best practices on how to choose between variants to populate labels
> > > for primary language subtags would be dealt with by the community of
> > > practice.
> 
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 06:52:30PM -0000, Richard Ishida wrote:
> > My main concern is how your WG will ensure that these topics
> > do eventually get picked up for discussion and become the
> > subject of a separate note, as you suggest, rather than this
> > discussion evaporating. Do you have a process for that? Because
> > I think these are quite important things to address for SKOS and
> > related technologies to provide solutions that will work in an
> > interoperable way.
> 
> Hi Richard,
> 
> To clarify about process: the working group has extended its
> charter in order to bring SKOS to Recommendation. If all goes
> well, this could happen in June, after which the working group
> will close.
> 
> So for the WG itself, there is no process for following
> through on these and many other areas where a need to extend
> SKOS has been recognized, though we are doing our best to lay
> down an orderly record of issues and discussion threads which
> other groups could take as a starting point.
> 
> How the standardization of extensions to SKOS might be managed
> in the community of practice after the WG closes is indeed an
> important and timely question.
> 
> Tom
> 
> --
> Tom Baker
> W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/
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