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Re: SSN-XG Meeting Minutes 15-July-2009

From: Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@uni-muenster.de>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:26:43 +0200
Message-ID: <4A60DE83.5070001@uni-muenster.de>
To: public-xg-ssn@w3.org

Has anybody used ContentCVS? According to the website it is a 'CVS-based
Collaborative ONTology ENgineering Tool' -->

Kind regards

Rodrigo Garcia Acevedo schrieb:
> Hi All.
> I'm not an expert on licensing issues or W3C processes, but as far as I know, W3C standards follow the W3C Patent Policy [1] in order to ensure that Recommendations can be implemented on a Royalty-Free basis. I don't know whether this applies to Incubator Groups' works, but maybe it is worth checking this issue before choosing the license for the ontology.
> Does anybody know something about this matter?
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/
> Kind regards,
> Rodrigo.
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: public-xg-ssn-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-ssn-request@w3.org] En nombre de Raúl García Castro
> Enviado el: viernes, 17 de julio de 2009 8:28
> Para: public-xg-ssn@w3.org
> CC: public-xg-ssn@w3.org
> Asunto: Re: SSN-XG Meeting Minutes 15-July-2009
> On 17/7/09 Holger.Neuhaus@csiro.au wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Great discussion! It's almost weekend, so just a few remarks  ;-) 
>> I think that we can start off with using sourceforge or similar as 
>> repository for our files that everyone has access to (as a "quick" 
>> solution, considering the time we have left). However, to some extend 
>> I do share Kerry's concern here... Maybe (until we have that license 
>> issue figured out) we should even consider a non-public space 
>> (probably close enough to have it at SF and not distribute the link  
>> ;-) ?
> But, then, maybe we don't even need sorceforge right now and we can 
> manage putting the files in the wiki.
> We can worry about sourceforge when we plan to release a first version 
> of the ontology.
>> In the meantime, we can look for a repository-based solution.
>> I very much prefer the URL 'http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/' 
>> for the ontology; I have CVS access to that space (that's how W3C 
>> handles it; this way, we get at least that ascii-type of versioning 
>> for the 'releases'), so that I'd be happy to do the whole release 
>> management-stuff Krzysztof was talking about.
> I totally agree in having that URL for the ontology.
> it is the approach followed for other ontologies developed in the W3C, 
> such as the Delivery Context ontology:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/dcontology/deliveryContextAll.owl
> or the same RDF(S) and OWL specifications:
> http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema
> http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl
> Kind regards,

Krzysztof Janowicz
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