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Re: Announcement: SVG WG and SVG Interest Group Chartered

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 07:52:29 +0100
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
Message-Id: <668C3B48-A8BE-4AA9-8E96-7C94EE07C848@btinternet.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>

whilst appreciating your enthusiasm, please note the link "Join the  
SVG Interest Group." is currently password protected


Jonathan Chetwynd


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On 16 Apr 2008, at 23:35, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, SVG Community-
> The W3C and the SVG WG are pleased to announce that the SVG Working  
> Group has been rechartered as a public Working Group.  Going  
> forward, the public will be able to read all our technical email,  
> teleconference chat logs, and Issues and Action (though there may be  
> a short transition time while we get everything set up).  We hope  
> that this will help us be more responsive to the needs of the  
> community, and will provide an opportunity for more feedback.  As  
> the Web community grows, W3C is adapting to provide leadership and  
> aid, and this openness is part of that effort.
> Co-chairs Erik Dahlström (Opera Software ASA) and Andrew Emmons (W3C  
> Invited Experts) will continue their exceptional helmsmanship for  
> the SVG WG, and I will be the W3C Team Contact.
> Feel free to visit our new Working Group home page (still in  
> progress) [1] and read our new charter [2] to find out what we plan  
> for the next couple of years.  You can also read the new public SVG  
> WG mailing list, prosaically named public-svg-wg@w3.org [3], and  
> continue to send questions and comments to www-svg@w3.org [4].
> In addition, we have launched an SVG Interest Group.  This is a bit  
> of an experiment in community activity to help us drive the use  
> cases and requirements for future growth of SVG.  We hope to engage  
> professional designers, developers, and other expert focus groups in  
> short-term meetings and exchanges to make sure that SVG meets the  
> needs of the community and the market, and to consult with regarding  
> preferred solutions to specific problems.  We will be announcing  
> more details soon, but since this is a community effort, please feel  
> free to review the SVG IG charter [5], and give us your feedback on  
> how we can effectively shape the SVG IG.
> We are very excited by this new phase of SVG's development, and we  
> are grateful to the community that has made it successful.  Let's  
> set our sights high and help it grow even more in the coming years!
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2007/11/SVG_rechartering/SVG-WG-charter.html
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-svg-wg/
> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/
> [5] http://www.w3.org/2007/11/SVG_rechartering/SVG-IG-charter.html
> Best Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Team Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI
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