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Re: SPARQL testimonials

From: Melliyal Annamalai <melliyal.annamalai@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 12:32:02 -0500
Message-ID: <475EC992.40605@oracle.com>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
CC: W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>
Hi Lee,

   Oracle is planning on writing a testimonial, and that is working its 
way through the Oracle processes at the moment.  The request came to us 
through the SPARQL WG as well.  cc:ing the SWEO group as an FYI.

Melli

Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>
> 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>.
>
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>
> 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>
>
>
>
> =================================
>
> 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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