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Re: Invited Telecon: Sorting Out vCard in RDF and FOAF

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 16:44:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4A16BA42.2070304@w3.org>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
CC: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>, public-xg-socialweb@w3.org, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org, Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, Brian Suda <brian.suda@gmail.com>


Harry Halpin wrote:
> Looking at the doodl poll, there's not a *single* good time [1]. Thus,
> what I think we should do is do *two* telecons (if not more) on this
> subject. The first should be RDF-centric and deal with the future of
> FOAF and its relationship with Portable Contacts and vCard (including
> vCard RDF), and so Dan and Libby's. I imagine Peter from Yahoo!'s
> input on how vCard actually works in the wild will be useful.
> 
> Unforunately, Renato and Martin will have to miss this one, but then
> we can take the output of this discussion and have it influence the
> June 1st Face-to-Face over vCard at ESWC in Crete [2], from which will
> hopefully emerge a *single* vCard RDF spec that does all the nice
> things that Renato's spec does while remaining GRDDL-enabled and with
> a finite set of names like Norm's spec.
> 
> Then we can meet again on the June 10th and have the (hopefully)
> refactored vCard RDF spec reviewed, and see what is going on with
> FOAF+PortableContacts. Renato and Martin will be able to make this
> meeting, although Ivan/Oshi/Libby won't.
> 
> Does that sound sensible for people? 

Yes. But note that my presence should not be seen as essential in
sorting out the details, ie, I should not be the one influencing the
choice of the telco times...

Ivan


>                                        Please answer ASAP, as then I can
> create an agenda for the guest telecon and send out the proper Zakim
> codes to everyone.
> 
> [1]http://www.doodle.com/2b94ukh7ztdvaesv
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> May 27th works
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> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:22 AM, Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au> wrote:
>> Additionally, for anyone attending ESWC [1], I suggest we meet (over lunch
>> Tues/Wed/Thur?) to discuss this F2F as well.....but the telecon will be the
>> key discussion venue...
>>
>> Renato
>>
>> [1] <http://www.eswc2009.org>
>>
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>> On 20 May 2009, at 06:23, Harry Halpin wrote:
>>
>>> Everyone,
>>>
>>>   You've been invited to help sort out the "great" vCard in RDF and
>>> FOAF controversy, hopefully in order to get one useful RDF vocabulary
>>> that contains the basic core terms needed to describe people (call it
>>> "FOAF 2.0 - the vCard edition" if you will, although we may just have
>>> a new single version of vCard in RDF emerge as a module to be used
>>> with FOAF. Who knows?). We need to discuss what terms, solve any open
>>> issues, how to host, how to point old versions to a new version, and
>>> then how to outreach and communicate with the Portable Contacts and
>>> the current vCard IETF WG.
>>>
>>>  The Social Web XG will host the telecon. What times work best for
>>> people? The Social Web XG would prefer a Wednesday at 2:00 UTC (Note
>>> that this is 3:00 London, 10 AM Boston time). Please use this Doodl
>>> scheduler to indicate what times you are open:
>>>
>>> http://www.doodle.com/2b94ukh7ztdvaesv
>>>
>>>  Lastly, see our wiki page [1] for more information.
>>>
>>>  Thank you,
>>>
>>>           harry
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/wiki/DiscussionTopics
>>>              harry
>>>
>> Cheers...  Renato Iannella
>> NICTA
>>
>>
>>

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