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

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:59:32 +0200
To: Guha <guha@google.com>, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>, W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-Id: <85601411401572@webcorp02g.yandex-team.ru>
It's probably useful to plan for something on the plenary day... (although my plans for that are loading up fast so I am glad there will be others there).

22.09.2014, 17:39, "Guha" <guha@google.com>:
> I will certainly come to the TPAC in Santa Clara (assuming no emergency takes me out of town, etc.). Would it make sense to have a vocabulary or schema.org related session/track?
> I would be happy to come talk to the Social WG.
> guha
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:59 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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