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Re: The Vocabulary, Schema.org governance, etc.

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:33:08 +0200
To: Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>, Guha <guha@google.com>, W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
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Hi Elf,

I will be at TPAC. I have a lot of commitments already (e.g. chairing the WebApps meeting, and particiapting in the Advisory Committee and Advisory Board meetings), but will at least be around to talk. I believe others from the Schema.org "sponsors" will also be around…

22.09.2014, 12:28, "Peter Mika" <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>:
> Personally, I'm based in Europe so I'm afraid wouldn't be able to make it,
> but maybe those of us in the Bay Area can be there. That said, my hope is
> that folks can build on schema.org without any of us being personally
> present, since there are potentially so many applications.
>
> Unless they are private, feel free to use this mailing list to share any
> remaining concerns!
>
> Thanks,
> Peter
>
> On 9/22/14, 11:59 AM, "☮ elf Pavlik ☮" <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
> wrote:
>> On 09/22/2014 11:15 AM, Peter Mika wrote:
>>>  Hi Renato, All,
>>>
>>>  Just like Guha, I want to start out by saying how much we appreciate
>>>  everyone's input and your concern for the growth of the
>>>  Linked/Data/Semantic Web.
>>>
>>>  The same passion for the Web drove us to start schema.org, and from the
>>>  beginning we realized that yes, if we create any original text as part
>>>  of the schema, even if it's just a couple of words, we would own the
>>>  copyright to it. Exactly for this reason, we are going to great length
>>>  trying to 'disown' schema.org <http://schema.org/> so that publishers
>>>  (and really anyone else) can feel completely safe to use it and build on
>>>  it. The two ways of disowning that we could come up with and implemented
>>>  so far:
>>>
>>>  #1 A Creative Commons copyright license
>>>  #2 Our commitment to the W3C Patent Policy
>>>
>>>  The last schema.org TOS update was in fact adding #2.
>>>
>>>  We really hope this is sufficient for everyone to freely use and build
>>>  upon schema.org. However, we welcome your input on what other steps we
>>>  could take!
>> Hi Peter,
>>
>> We currently discuss using schema.org for our work in W3 Social Web WG
>> http://www.w3.org/2013/socialweb/social-wg-charter.html
>>
>> Face to face meeting during TPAC will most likely also include relevant
>> conversation. Some of WG members voiced various concerns about building
>> on top of schema.org, especially that no one representing any of
>> schema.org sponsor organizations participates in Social Web WG process.
>>
>> I would find it super helpful if at least one of the W3C members who
>> co-leads schema.org effort could joint that TPAC session.
>> 27&28 October 2014, Santa Clara http://www.w3.org/2014/11/TPAC/
>>
>> Thank you!
>> ☮ elf Pavlik ☮

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