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Re: SPARQL testimonials

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 09:42:58 +0100
Message-ID: <47590792.5060000@w3.org>
To: Susie M Stephens <STEPHENS_SUSIE_M@LILLY.COM>
Cc: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>, Janet Daly <janet@w3.org>, W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>, public-sweo-ig-request@w3.org
Terrific!

Thanks Susie

Ivan

Susie M Stephens wrote:
> Hi Lee,
> 
> Lilly would be interested in providing a testimonial.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Susie
> 
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>              quest@w3.org              Janet Daly <janet@w3.org>           
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> Hello SWEO,
> 
> SPARQL is a proposed recommendation, and we intend to publish it as a
> W3C Recommendation in January. Along with this, we are putting together
> a press release and gathering W3C member testimonials in support of
> SPARQL. The more testimonials we can gather, the better the press
> release and surrounding materials that we can produce to introduce
> SPARQL to the world.
> 
> This is a great opportunity to help with outreach for a key semantic web
> technology to the rest of the world. At the same time, testimonials are
> an excellent vehicle for advertising your organization's support of W3C
> Semantic Web technologies as well as any products that your company
> might have that implement or use SPARQL.
> 
> The deadline for testimonials is Jan 8, 2008.
> 
> For more detailed information on the testimonial process, including
> examples, guidelines, and much more, please see Janet Daly's note below.
> 
> thanks,
> Lee
> 
> PS If you think you might provide a testimonial, I'd appreciate a
> heads-up note, just to help me track our status. Thanks!
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:           Call for Testimonials, SPARQL Proposed Recommendations
> Resent-Date:             Tue, 04 Dec 2007 03:56:56 +0000
> Resent-From:             public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
> Date:              Mon, 3 Dec 2007 19:56:08 -0800
> From:              Janet Daly <janet@w3.org>
> To:          public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
> CC:          W3C Press Requests <w3t-pr@w3.org>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Dear DAWG participants,
> 
> Please accept my late congratulations for the set of SPARQL Proposed
> Recommendations.
> 
> In anticipation of a successful completion of the review period, W3C is
> preparing for announcements around SPARQL Recommendations, or standard.
> As part of the celebration, we will be issuing a press release and would
> like to include a testimonial sheet from W3C Member implementors and
> others.
> 
> We will have a draft press release available in the next week for your
> review. The document will be available to those with Member access. It
> will not be made public until the actual announcement date. Our current
> plans are to issue an announcement in early January; we're making
> efforts to get this draft to you well in advance of the date in
> deference to the scheduling difficulties of the end of the calendar year.
> 
> The guidelines for testimonials are at the bottom of this email.
> Deadlines for sending those documents to w3t-pr@w3.org
> <mailto:w3t-pr@w3.org> is currently 7 January 2008.
> 
> Again congratulations on work well done. We look forward to having your
> participation in the Recommendation announcement.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Janet Daly, W3C Communications Team
> 
> 
> Guidelines for Testimonials
> 
> Supporting Testimonial Statements along W3C Press Releases
> 
> The Communications Team invites the Membership to participate in a press
> announcement by submitting supporting testimonial statements.
> Testimonials are not translated by W3C, but submission of testimonials
> in multiple languages is encouraged.
> 
> Please note that the press release itself is expected to be multilingual
> (at least available in English, French and Japanese).
> 
> Testimonial Guidelines
> 
> A testimonial must
> 
>     * contain a statement of support for the W3C and the technology we
> are promoting in this release;
>     * be grammatically correct;
>     * be attributed to an individual in the submitter's organization
> (name, title, org)
> 
> A testimonial should
> 
>     * contain an explanation of why the news is important to the Web or
> to specific communities, extolling the virtues and features not before
> enjoyed;
>     * include a commitment for support of the spec in existing or future
> products and/or services
> 
> A testimonial may
> 
>     * include product announcements which support the technology now or
> plans to support later;
>     * be in a language other than English.
> 
> A testimonial must not
> 
>     * contain criticisms of the technology that may undermine the success
> of the specification;
>     * contain links to sites outside of W3C;
>     * criticize other products or services;
>     * exceed 100 words.
> 
> Upon request by journalists, we would also pass on contact information
> of companies who have contributed testimonials.
> 
> Questions and Follow-up
> 
> If your marketing team has any questions, please have them phone Janet
> Daly (voice: +1 617.253.5884) or send mail to w3t-pr@w3.org
> <mailto:w3t-pr@w3.org>.
> 
> 
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> 
> World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 
> Janet Daly, Global Communications Officer
> o: +1.617.253.5884
> m: +1.206.228.1097
> janet@w3.org <mailto:janet@w3.org>
> 
> 
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> =================================
> 
> World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 
> Janet Daly, Global Communications Officer
> +1 617 253 5884 (o)
> +1 206 228 1097 (m)
> janet@w3.org <mailto:janet@w3.org>
> 
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