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Re: Confusion about the Working Group

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 09:24:08 +0200
Message-ID: <49DAFF98.1090401@w3.org>
To: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
CC: W3C OWL Chairs <team-owl-chairs@w3.org>, public-owl-wg@w3.org
As far as I know, the usual capitalization at W3C is 'Working Group'

Ivan

Michael Schneider wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I just found that the "Acknowledgement" section, which is included in all our documents, uses the term "working group" sometimes with capital letters and sometimes not.
> 
> [[
> [...]
> --> The working group 
> also considered postponed issues from
> --> the WebOnt Working Group.
> This document has been produced by
> --> the OWL Working Group 
> (see below), and its contents reflect extensive discussions within
> --> the Working Group 
> as a whole. 
> [...]
> The regular attendees at meetings of
> --> the OWL Working Group 
> at the time of publication of this document were:
> ]]
> 
> Maybe in the case of "OWL Working Group" and "WebOnt Working Group" it is justified to use a capitalized form, since these can be considered names. However, there are two cases where only "the [W|w]orking [G|g]roup" is mentioned, once in capitalized form and once not.
> 
> In order to resolve this issue, I suggest to schedule a half-an-hour slot at our next TC to discuss in detail whether our working group is GREAT or not. ;-)
> 
> Cheers,
> Michael
> 
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