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Re: Update Connection TF

From: Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 09:23:18 -0800
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To: Kai Eckert <kai@informatik.uni-mannheim.de>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Sounds reasonable about your approach with the Dublin Core vocabulary,
 It would be useful if possible that your experiences and
methodologies are recorded in some fashion to help describe a pattern
for others to follow who also wish to map their vocabularies to PROV.

I don't entirely agree with the concept of the Connection Task Force
being on hold until the draft documents are stable enough, because
this perspective represents only one side of each "connection".  The
other side of each connection is articulating provenance requirements
and practices.  I 'm not advocating we meet frequently, but I would be
in support of maintaining our informal report.   For instance my
connection work continues on my various research endeavors, but it
would be nice to have a means to share this with our working group.



On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 7:32 AM, Kai Eckert
<kai@informatik.uni-mannheim.de> wrote:
> Hi Eric and all,
> I would like to give a short update regarding the Connection TF after
> our F2F meeting last week. As proposed in the telco of Oct 20th, 2011
> [1], we would organize special telcos with member of connection groups,
> like Creative Commons, to discuss our PROV model and work towards
> best-practice recommendations for these groups.
> However, as our model is still subject to change, we will not approach
> these external groups before we consider the model and the draft
> documents stable enough to allow a proper discussion and collaboration with
> these groups.
> Instead, we will first start with best-practice recommendations and outreach
> towards groups where we are directly connected via WG members, namely first
> and foremost Dublin Core (via me). I took the responsibility to launch a
> preliminary mapping between Dublin Core and PROV.
> The connection TF is on hold, until the WG declares the PROV model and the
> documents as ready, then we will continue with the outreach activities.
> Cheers,
> Kai
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/meeting/2011-10-20
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