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Re: Draft minutes of RDFCore telecon 20030130

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 10:44:21 +0000
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To: "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "RDF Core" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

These minutes posted record the meeting as I recall it, modulo Mike Dean's 


At 17:03 30/01/04 +0000, Brian McBride wrote:

>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2004Jan/0095.html
>    http://www.w3.org/2004/01/30-rdfcore-irc
>date: 2004-01-30
>1: scribe - volunteer needed
>bwm selected by Zakim.
>2: Roll Call
>regrets: Jeremy, PatH, DanC, JanG
>present:  FrankM, DanBri, bwm, Janet (part time), EMiller, DaveB,
>3: Review Agenda
>4: Testimonial Orientation &&
>5: Press Release Input and Request for Reviewers
>Janet congratulated RDFCore on gettng the docs ready.  Subject to the
>director's decision, the plan is hold a joint announcement with WEBONT on
>Feb 10 2004 under the banner of reaching a major milestone in the
>development of the semantic web.
>Testimonials are an important part of the announcement.  Janet presented the
>material in:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2004Jan/0089.html
>as guidance for those preparing a testimonial.  Details can be found in the
>irc log
>   http://www.w3.org/2004/01/30-rdfcore-irc
>A key message is that the semantic web is real, not just theoretical, so
>folks are strongly encouraged to include real examples of how the semantic
>web is being used in their testimonials.
>There will be separate sheets of testimonials for RDF and OWL.  A single
>testimonial relevant to both can be put on both, or an organisation can
>prepare separate testimonials for each.
>Please send all communications to both the PR team and cc Eric Miller.
>There should shortly be a draft of the W3C press release so folks understand
>the context in which the testimonial will appear.
>Testimonials have not be sought from the membership in general, though that
>will be done shortly.  Eric has been actively soliciting support from folks
>working on RDF but not on the WG.
>An example testimonial sheet can be found at
>http://www.w3.org/2004/01/ccpp-testimonial and others can be found under
>If some organizations wish to make their own press release, W3C welcomes
>that, but requests:
>   - the W3C has 24 hours to check that W3C is accurately represented in the
>   - that accompanying releases are sent at least 15 minutes after the
>scheduled W3C release which is 10am Eastern time, 10 Feb 2004.
>   - folks may be asked to delay if there are problems, e.g. in publishing
>the docs
>W3C places no restrictions on who from an organisation signs a testimonial,
>but recommends that someone whose name is familiar to the trade press does
>Any questions should be sent to the W3T PR list and cc'd to Eric Miller.
>6: Next telecon
>To allow a telecon before 10 Feb,
>Resolved: Next telecon 13 Feb 2004 1000 Boston Time
>7: Rec Docs sanity check
>There is editorial work to do to publish the docs as recs.
>A number of editorial changes have been made or in progress of being made,
>   - style sheets updated to REC stylesheet
>   - big yellow warning box about status
>   - copyright updated to 2004
>   - links to errata and translations added
>   - doc status updated
>   - references updated
>Eric requests doc editors to verify changes to doc references.  The links
>should go to the shadow TR docs, the ammended text should be checked.
>ACTION: danbri review schema
>ACTION: daveb review syntax
>ACTION: daveb review test cases
>ACTION: frank review primer
>ACTION: gk review concepts
>ACTION: em review model theory
>ACTION: em use judgement to update IANA reference appropriately
>The WG is aware we are not updating LBase at this time.
>8: Mime type registration
>Discussion over whether to hold off until rec.
>RESOLVED to delay mimetype registration till after the documents reach REC.
>ACTION: gk inform Aaron.
>9: TAG Architecture Doc review
>No discussion.
>Please review the draft agenda for the SW interest group meeting at the Tech
>Meeting Adjourned.
>After adjournment, Danbri mentioned that he had updated the docs at the RDF
>and RDFS namespaces.

Graham Klyne
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