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[Fwd: RDF Data Access Working Group extended until 30 November 2007]

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 09:30:10 +0200
Message-ID: <465E7982.1010406@w3.org>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <feigenbl@us.ibm.com>, Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@hp.com>, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Lee, Andy, Eric

FYI...

Ivan

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: RDF Data Access Working Group extended until 30 November 2007
Resent-Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 21:28:19 +0000
Resent-From: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 14:28:06 -0700
From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Reply-To: w3c-ac-forum@w3.org
To: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
CC: Ralph R. Swick <swick@w3.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>

Dear Advisory Committee Representative,

The RDF Data Access Working Group [1] was chartered until the end of this
month to specify a language querying an RDF graph and to define a
protocol for
query execution (over HTTP or SOAP). The protocol can return query results
either as an RDF graph or as a table (using XML). The corresponding
specifications are:

 1) "SPARQL Query Language for RDF" (Last Call Working Draft)
    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/
 2) "SPARQL Protocol for RDF" (Candidate Recommendation)
    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-protocol/
 3) "SPARQL Query Results XML Format" (Candidate Recommendation)
    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-XMLres/

Several implementations are already known to exist for all three
specifications.

The RDF Data Access Working Group is hereby extended until 30 November
2007 to
enable them to complete their work by advancing all three specifications to
Recommendation.

More information about the RDF Data Access Working Group is available on the
group's home page [1] and in the Semantic Web Activity Statement [2].

This extension follows section 6.2.5 of the W3C Process Document:
    http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/groups#charter-extension

For Tim Berners-Lee, Director,
Ralph Swick, Technology and Society Domain Leader, and
Ivan Herman, Semantic Web Activity Lead;
Susan Lesch, W3C Communications Team

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/
[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Activity.html



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