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Re: ISSUE-93 (Language tags): RFC 3066 - Tags for the Identification of Languages

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 09:29:48 -0500
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <8937.1200493788@ubuhebe>

> > > 2/ The current document points to a document that is controlled by a
> > >    single person.  I expect that this is not appropriate for a W3C
> > >    rec-track document.
> > 
> > I'm not following this closely, but I think you're talking about the
> > turtle spec, which got a step more official on Monday with:
> >     http://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/turtle/
> > 
> > (There's also http://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/n3/)
> > 
> >        -- Sandro
> Hmm.  Only one, small, step more official.

The main effect of this submission, as I understand it, is to guarantee
(to the extent W3C can) that the document won't go 404.  That's required
for some purposes (eg registration of the mime type).   

> 	By publishing this document, David Beckett and Tim Berners-Lee
> 	have made a formal submission to W3C for discussion. Publication
> 	of this document by W3C indicates no endorsement of its content
> 	by W3C, nor that W3C has, is, or will be allocating any
> 	resources to the issues addressed by it. This document is not
> 	the product of a chartered W3C group, but is published as
> 	potential input to the W3C Process. Please consult the complete
> 	list of acknowledged W3C Team Submissions.
> I note that the n3 submission is full of typos and other grammatical
> problems, including at least five in the "Status of This Document"
> section.  The Turtle submission also has a typo in its "Status of This
> Document" section.

TimBL sometimes jokes that if he got the typos out of his work, no one
would believe he wrote it.  (Although I don't think the SOTDs are from

If you've actually read through the documents, it'd be great if you'd
send along any constructive comments you have.

     - s
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2008 14:32:09 UTC

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