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Re: WOWG: location/dates ftf 5&6

From: Lassila Ora (NRC/Boston) <ora.lassila@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 16:27:25 +0100
To: Deborah McGuinness <dlm@ksl.stanford.edu>, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@swi.psy.uva.nl>
CC: WebOnt WG <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B98AC16D.B4AB%ora.lassila@nokia.com>

I as well would prefer the next meeting to be in Boston in March.

    - Ora

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Ora Lassila  mailto:ora.lassila@nokia.com  http://www.lassila.org/
Research Fellow, Nokia Research Center
Chief Scientist, Nokia Venture Partners


Deborah McGuinness <dlm@KSL.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

> 
> i cant reply in more than a few seconds now  but i would like to vote my
> protest to this.
> we did not agree to have the chairs decide on both a 5th f2f and a 6th f2f
> location and date.
> i would ask that this be discussed at the end of the call today
> or if any kind of vote is taken i vote against a meeting in europe as the next
> meeting and for a meeting in the us as the next meeting if that is boston in
> march i would also vote for that as the next meeting instead of having 2
> meetings 2 months apart.
> 
> Guus Schreiber wrote:
> 
>> Jim and I have considered the ftf locations after the discussion last
>> week, in which the group agreed to leave the final decision to the chairs.
>> 
>> We have taken into account the following factors
>> - even spread of ftf locations over US/Europe
>> - the W3C Tech Plenary in Boston (3-7 March), where all WGs typically
>> have a face-to-face and which provides opportunities for inter-WG meetings.
>> - the fact that it is likely that early 2003 (Poposed Rec time in our
>> schedule) there will be many loose ends (issues) to resolve, and
>> therefore having a Janauary and a March ftf would be a good idea
>> 
>> The chairs opt therefore for the following ftf schedule:
>> 
>> 5th ftf: Manchester, either 6-7 or 9-10 Jan
>> 6th ftf: Boston, colocated with W3C tech plenary, either 3-4 or 6-7 Mar
>> 
>> We understand that this is not convenient for all members, but it
>> appears to us to be a reasonable compromise.
>> 
>> Guus
>> 
>> --
>> A. Th. Schreiber, SWI, University of Amsterdam,
>> http://www.swi.psy.uva.nl/usr/Schreiber/home.html
> 
> --
> Deborah L. McGuinness
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