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RE: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 12:09:33 -0700
Message-ID: <BEBB9CBE66B372469E93FFDE3EDC493E018D8E85@repbex01.amer.bea.com>
To: <axel@polleres.net>, "Ezzat, Ahmed" <Ahmed.Ezzat@hp.com>
Cc: <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>, <orchard@pacificspirit.com>, "Halb, Wolfgang" <Wolfgang.Halb@joanneum.at>, <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>, <member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>

Galway is a lovely place too.  We had a wonderful time there and nearby
Connemara, the Burren and the cliffs of Moher are magnificent.  Our
ireland pics are at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dorchard/sets/72157601822078616/.  

It might be nice to go in the May-Sept time frame to avoid at least part
of the rainy season :-)

Cheers,
Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Axel Polleres
> Sent: Friday, March 14, 2008 1:06 AM
> To: Ezzat, Ahmed
> Cc: ashok.malhotra@oracle.com; orchard@pacificspirit.com; 
> 'Halb, Wolfgang'; public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org; member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f
> 
> 
> Ezzat, Ahmed wrote:
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I would suggest to rotate meetings between Boston and Bay 
> area where I suspect most of us are.
> > Regards,
> 
> I would also include Europe in the rotation cycle, to balance 
> out travel costs between the participants a bit, it seems 
> there is also a considerable number of people from the "old" 
> continent ;-)
> 
> E.g. Galway would be happy to host a F2F at some point (and 
> is reachable quite directly from Boston via Shannon, for instance)
> 
> Axel
> 
> > Ahmed
> > 
> > 
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> ashok malhotra
> > Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:49 PM
> > To: orchard@pacificspirit.com
> > Cc: 'Halb, Wolfgang'; public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org; 
> > member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f
> > 
> > 
> > Dave, Wolfgang and others:
> > If there are some folks in Beijing for other reasons and 
> want to meet 
> > to discuss RDB2RDF that's fine.
> > But for our initial f2f we need at least a 2 day meeting and I'm 
> > afraid that is not going to be possible at WWW2008.  Also, 
> my guess is 
> > that the majority of the XG membership is not going to be 
> in Beijing, 
> > Ashok
> > 
> > Dave Orchard wrote:
> > 
> >> I think it would be wonderful to meet at www 2008.  I will be in 
> >> Beijing for the AC meeting and I'd planned at least a few 
> days before and after.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Dave
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org 
> >>> [mailto:member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Halb, 
> >>> Wolfgang
> >>> Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 5:59 AM
> >>> To: public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org; member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org
> >>> Subject: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Hello,
> >>> My colleague Michael Hausenblas and I have just joined 
> the RDB2RDF XG.
> >>> We are working on topics closely related to the mission of the XG.
> >>> Recently we launched riese (http://riese.joanneum.at), an RDFized 
> >>> and Interlinked version of the Eurostat data, where we also 
> >>> encountered various issues when mapping relational data into RDF.
> >>>
> >>> Are there any plans for a face-to-face meeting already?
> >>> The upcoming WWW2008 from April 21-25 might be a good 
> chance to get 
> >>> in contact personally?
> >>>
> >>> All the best,
> >>> Michael and Wolfgang
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>  Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Halb
> >>>  Institute of Information Systems & Information 
> Management  JOANNEUM 
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> A-8010 Graz, 
> >>> AUSTRIA
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> >>> 
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > All the best, Ashok
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> --
> Dr. Axel Polleres
> email: axel@polleres.net  url: http://www.polleres.net/
> 
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