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Re: Update Connection TF

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 21:23:58 -0500
Cc: Kai Eckert <kai@informatik.uni-mannheim.de>, public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <EE0535B8-E860-4CA1-8735-8232461BC5B9@rpi.edu>
To: Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com>

On Feb 6, 2012, at 12:23 PM, Eric Stephan wrote:

> 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.

+1
I'm very surprised at how one-side our activities have been.
Many cooks, no customers :-/

-Tim


>  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.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Eric
> 
> 
> 
> 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
>> --
>> Kai Eckert
>> Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim
>> Stellv. Leiter Abteilung Digitale Bibliotheksdienste
>> Schloss Schneckhof West / 68131 Mannheim
>> Tel. 0621/181-2946 Fax 0621/181-2918
> 
> 
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