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Re: New use cases still discussed in Pittsburgh?

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 16:05:17 +0200
Message-ID: <4CB46B1D.3000906@few.vu.nl>
To: Mark van Assem <mark@cs.vu.nl>
CC: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Yes, "facilitating" is (at least for me) a more fuzzier thing which does not commit the group to answer every mail. Again individual partipants may decide to write some answers using the infrastructure the group has provided of course :-)

Antoine


> It seems you're worried about promising too much, but on the other hand
> willing to facilitate such discussions on the public mailling list?
>
> Mark
>
> On 12/10/2010 15:00, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>>
>>>> In other words, the XG is not set up to answer questions or
>>>> offer advice, but to analyze requirements, survey the state
>>>
>>> Not even informally?
>>>
>>> I think this is why these people would like to interact with us. To show
>>> us what they've done and ask if this is the way to go, or ask advice
>>> about problems they're facing.
>>>
>>> If we want to stay in touch with communities the actual problems and
>>> solutions are the easiest thing to communicate about.
>>>
>>> I could include one or two sentences about that we don't offer
>>> ready-made solutions, but are able to discuss a bit with them and point
>>> to possible solutions or other researchers working on the topic?
>>
>>
>> I think it's a matter of considering what we are doing as a group and
>> what we do individually. Individual participants are of course welcome
>> (and encouraged!) to be involved in any discussion they want, providing
>> advice, staying in touch or establishing first contacts with the various
>> communities they're dearly interested in.
>>
>> But we as a group are "only" chartered to seek facilitation for such
>> discussions. Which we will do crucially by "charting the landscape" of
>> the LLD cases, issues and solutions, and thinking about what kind of
>> initiative/support action is needed in the near future to facilitate
>> further LLD adoption. But also by having set up a public wiki, and the
>> public-lld community list, i.e., spaces where the discussions mentioned
>> above can start. This is however quite different from setting up some
>> kind of consultancy committing to give advice (even informal) to
>> everyone that requests it ;-)
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Antoine
>>
>>
>
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