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Re: Updating the VoID spec

From: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:57:30 +0200
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Cc: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Message-ID: <1510762.SmEgU7pMgY@owl>
On Wednesday 5. August 2015 11.17.41 Phil Archer wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> Following the demise of rdfs.org [1] and INSIGHT's statement of intent
> to maintain vocab.deri.ie [2], we need to update the specification
> document at http://www.w3.org/TR/void/
> 
> The current version [3] points to the rdfs.org namespace of course.
> 
> I've created a GitHub repository for the SWIG [4] and, within that, have
> had a first pass at updating the voID document [5].
> 
> The offer remains on the table to host the VoID vocabulary at
> www.w3.org/ns/void. At the time of writing, vocab.deri.ie remains
> unavailable.

Too bad this had to happen, but I suppose this is the only reasonable 
option.

> The W3C process for updating the document is pretty simple in this case
> [6]. We just need to make sure that members of this Interest Group -
> i.e. this mailing list - are content with the changes and then Dan, as
> SWIG chair, can call a vote (by e-mail).

+1

One thing I would like to discuss is that there is a large number of open 
issues on VoID here:
https://github.com/cygri/void/issues

Should we work to resolve any of them for this update?

> 
> The doc in the GH repo has a suggested date for the new publication of
> 18 August but there's no need to feel tied to that.

Ubuntu has their DebianImportFreeze on 20 August, and I would like to get 
my VoID generator in there before that date, since the code remains in 
their repository for quite a while, so the question is when I should 
update the generator?

Best,

Kjetil
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2015 10:58:07 UTC

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