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RE: [EMOXG] Writing the final report, and last phone meetings

From: Zovato Enrico <enrico.zovato@loquendo.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 13:39:07 +0100
To: Marc Schroeder <schroed@dfki.de>, EMOXG-public <public-xg-emotion@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C180F3290F868C4A842DAC3BF1D0C99A13F3F952@GRFMBX705BA020.griffon.local>

Dear Marc and All,

You have done a very good editing work with the report. It is actually more than a skeleton! 
Regarding the content, I can write the Modality section (2.3.2) as you suggest. In case I can help adding some info regarding the use of Qnames as an alternative to "sets".
I expexct to attend both phone meetings.

Best,
Enrico

>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-xg-emotion-request@w3.org 
>[mailto:public-xg-emotion-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Marc Schroeder
>Sent: lunedì 3 novembre 2008 13.58
>To: EMOXG-public
>Subject: [EMOXG] Writing the final report, and last phone meetings
>
>
>Dear group members,
>
>I have uploaded a first skeleton of our final report at [1]. 
>The report 
>is member-confidential at the moment, because of its 
>preliminary nature. 
>Group members should have no problem accessing this with their W3C 
>password. Apologies to the observers on this list, we will make the 
>document publicly readable when it starts looking complete, probably 
>around 13 November.
>
>The report is in the format prescribed by W3C. The current draft 
>includes an extensive section structure, and a few 
>more-or-less complete 
>spec sections. (I have shamelessly borroughed formatting code from the 
>EMMA and PLS specifications, I hope that is OK).
>
>You will see that I have done the leap from our requirements 
>("Core 1", 
>"Meta 2", etc.) to element names (<emotion>, <modality>, 
>etc.). I see no 
>reason not to do it, given that we have suggestions for all elements 
>envisaged at the moment, and it makes the work look more 
>"concrete". The 
>mindset should be, I think, "on the way to a First Public Working 
>Draft", i.e. within a small number of months in the MMI group, 
>we should 
>be able to develop this document into such a FPWD.
>
>The table of contents looks long, and indeed it is long; however, I 
>think it is totally acceptable if we leave some of the sections 
>incomplete, with just short statements of the kinds of content 
>that will 
>ultimately go there. Sections we SHOULD complete are 1. 
>Introduction and 
>2. Elements of an Emotion Markup. All other sections can be 
>completed to 
>the extent that time permits, I think.
>
>Comments on the document structure are very welcome; they should be 
>accompanied with the willingness to help fix the problem! :-)
>
>AUTHORS NEEDED
>--------------
>
>Now, I need the help of group members, who are willing to write 
>high-quality contributions to this document. In some sections, I have 
>written down ideas for who I think COULD write / contribute to that 
>section, based on recent activities in the spec-proposal write-up and 
>participation in the face-to-face meeting. These and other 
>active group 
>members are explicitly invited to come forward and make 
>suggestions for 
>writing contributions. You will be expected to:
>
>* commit yourself to a list of sections by Wednesday 5 Nov;
>* participate in the phone meeting on Thursday 6 Nov (see below);
>* provide a *publication-quality* XHTML contribution in the 
>format used 
>in the draft document, by Wednesday 12 Nov;
>* participate in the phone meeting on Thursday 13 Nov (see below);
>* help cross-read and homogenise until 20 Nov, the publication date.
>
>This leaves only 10 days for individual contributions. However, for 
>writing spec sections, you can re-use the tables and templates I have 
>put in existing example sections, so you should be fine.
>
>IMPORTANT: In writing a section, try to reflect the overall 
>state of the 
>discussion, as reflected in:
>
>- the minutes of the f2f [2][3][4][5];
>- the pre-f2f summary document [6];
>- the feedback to that document [7].
>
>In particular, where there is no consensus, this must be 
>mentioned in an 
>ISSUE note.
>
>In order to write your section, download [1] as "HTML only". You could 
>use your favourite text editor to write your section; however, I 
>RECOMMEND using W3C's XHTML browser/editor Amaya [8]; in "view source" 
>mode, you can either edit the document in WYSIWYG mode or in source 
>mode, and it does XHTML well-formedness verification. Be careful with 
>other HTML editor software; make sure it creates correct XHTML!
>
>
>Phone meetings
>--------------
>
>The last two phone meetings of this Incubator group will be 
>dedicated to 
>write-up discussions around the Final report.
>
>Do verify the local times below: the time slot in UTC has shifted 
>according to daylight-saving time changes in the US and Europe.
>
>* Thursday 6 November, 15:00 UTC
>* Thursday 13 November, 15:00 UTC
>
>
>US West coast: 07:00
>US East coast: 10:00
>London: 15:00
>Berlin: 16:00
>Athens: 17:00
>Beijing: 23:00
>
>
>Best wishes,
>Marc
>
>PS: Intense write-up work ahead of us; on the other hand, it is like 
>"harvest time", i.e. we are bringing together all the bits and pieces 
>that we have worked on in the last months, and we will see they are 
>many! :-)
>
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/emotion/group/XGR-emotionml.html
>[2] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/0019.html
>[3] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/0020.html
>[4] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/0021.html
>[5] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/0018.html
>[6] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/a
>tt-0007/state-of-specification-2008-10-20.pdf
>[7] 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-emotion/2008Oct/a
>tt-0015/feedback-to-draft-2008-10-20.pdf
>[8] http://www.w3.org/Amaya/User/BinDist.html
>
>-- 
>Dr. Marc Schröder, Senior Researcher at DFKI GmbH
>Coordinator EU FP7 Project SEMAINE http://www.semaine-project.eu
>Chair W3C Emotion ML Incubator http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/emotion
>Portal Editor http://emotion-research.net
>Team Leader DFKI Speech Group http://mary.dfki.de
>Project Leader DFG project PAVOQUE http://mary.dfki.de/pavoque
>
>Homepage: http://www.dfki.de/~schroed
>Email: schroed@dfki.de
>Phone: +49-681-302-5303
>Postal address: DFKI GmbH, Campus D3_2, Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3, D-66123 
>Saarbrücken, Germany
>--
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>Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz GmbH
>Trippstadter Strasse 122, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
>Geschaeftsfuehrung:
>Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster (Vorsitzender)
>Dr. Walter Olthoff
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>Amtsgericht Kaiserslautern, HRB 2313
>
>
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