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Re: Proposal: Keep Group Unified, Don't Divide into Taskforces

From: Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 08:53:43 +0000
Cc: public-social-web-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <765D2D95-8F7D-4A18-A66B-53601DC86B18@deri.org>
To: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>

Le 27 févr. 09 à 05:34, Renato Iannella a écrit :

>
> On 26 Feb 2009, at 19:57, Harry Halpin wrote:
>
>> I feel the proposed charter may be too large, due to having too many
>> deliverables (15 at my last count). A smaller charter with (5)
>> deliverables was written earlier.
>
>
> I agree with Harry, and I indicated so earlier [1] - from my current  
> experiences in running an XG.
>
> This is not to say that what was has been proposed is not valuable,  
> but taken in the context of a W3C Incubator Group, the current scope  
> is significantly more than most W3C multi-year multi-working group  
> Activities.
>
> Event the smaller charter [2] can be modified to include the core  
> outputs:
> 1 - Use Case/Requirements
> 2 - State-of-the-Art Report (best practices)
> 3 - Final Report (next steps)
>
> I also strongly believe that the Policy/Privacy/Trust work simply be  
> moved to the W3C PLING Interest Group (as argued in [1]) as the  
> evaluation of the XG Charter [3] stipulates:
>
>
> "It is desirable to take ideas related to specific technology  
> solutions that are already being worked on elsewhere (within or  
> outside of the W3C) back to the place in which the work is taking  
> place"
>
> I suspect this will be a major discussion point at the  
> teleconference next week.

I'd also suggest to merge the interoperability and distributed  
architectures into a single "Task Force".
I hope we can solve those issues at the next teleco as - at the moment  
- while the workshop was really successful and motivating, I feel we  
went a step backwards compared to what was proposed with the first  
charter and its relative agreement between involved parties.

Alex.

>
>
> Cheers...  Renato Iannella
> NICTA
>
> [1] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-social-web-talk/2009Feb/0046.html 
> >
> [2] <http://esw.w3.org/topic/SocialWebXGCharter>
> [3] <http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/about.html#Scope>
>

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Alexandre Passant
Digital Enterprise Research Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
:me owl:sameAs <http://apassant.net/alex> .
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