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Fwd: RDFCore last call WD's

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 19:42:52 +0000
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To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

This is a copy of the formal announcement that RDFCore has advanced its 
documents to last call, sent, as per w3c process, to the chairs list.

Last call means that the WG thinks that it has met its charter and resolved 
its technical issues.  We have published WD's as we went along and are 
grateful for your feedback.  Now its time for a last test and review of the 

Please read and review these specs, sending your comments to 
www-rdf-comments@w3.org by 21 Feb 2003 so that together we make them as 
good as they can be.

We'd particularly like to hear about implementations that exist or are 

Brian McBride, Dan Brickley
RDFCore co-chairs

>Ladies and Gentlemen,
>The RDFCore WG is pleased to announce the publication on 23 Jan 2003 of 
>the following last call WD's.
>RDF Primer (ed Frank Manola, Eric Miller)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/
>RDF Concepts and Abstract Syntax (ed Graham Klyne, Jeremy Carroll)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/
>RDF/XML Syntax Specification (Revised) (ed Dave Beckett)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar
>RDF Vocabulary Description Language 1.0: RDF Schema
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-schema
>RDF Semantics (ed Pat Hayes)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-mt/
>RDF Test Cases (ed Jan Grant, Dave Beckett)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases
>Comments should be sent to www-rdf-comments@w3.org.  The last call period 
>ends on the 21st February 2003.
>Patent disclosures may be found at:
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/ipr-statements
>The decision to advance these documents to last call is minuted at:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Jan/0140.html
>The RDFCore WG seeks feedback from all, but in particular requests such 
>feedback as can be accomplished in the time from:
>XML Core   (handling of xml:base)
>XML Schema (datatypes solution)
>URI WG     (handling of xml:base)
>XHTML      (relating RDF meta data to XHMTL web pages)
>SVG        (relating RDF meta data to SVG web pages)
>XMLP       (Carrying RDF over XMLP)
>P3P        (Social Meaning)
>Datatyping was the most difficult issue faced by the WG.  Comments on this 
>aspects of the documents is particularly sought.
>As per W3C process the WG would like to draw attention to the following 
>formal objections against these WD's:
>   o Datatypes Solution,  Aaron Swartz (IWA/HWG)
>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Jan/0137.html
>   o Datatypes Solution, Mike Dean (Invited Expert)
>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Jan/0173.html
>Brian McBride, Dan Brickley
>RDFCore co-chairs
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