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Re: Appropriate topics for www-ws-arch (was RE: Visibility ...)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2003 23:33:02 -0500
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030302233302.A9538@www.markbaker.ca>

My apologies to the group for responding to Eric's bait on-list.


On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 01:26:39PM -0700, Champion, Mike wrote:
> > 
> > You said it yourself, Web services are not the Web.  But the Semantic
> > Web is the Web.  Like it or not, the W3C's job is to "Lead the Web to
> > its full potential".  I think it's pretty obvious what that means.
> I very strongly believe that www-ws@w3.org is the appropriate home for this
> and similar topics and would appreciate it being moved there or somewhere
> else.   This list is where the WSA WG does its technical work.  I assure all
> concerned that the work is subject to careful scrutiny by the W3C team and
> management to ensure that we operate within the framework of the charter
> approved by the W3C Advisory Committee.  
> I expect that we will be cutting off tangential discussions here in much the
> same way as the TAG has been forced to do on their public list, in order to
> maintain a reasonable traffic volume and focus.  Critique of WG draft
> documents is welcomed, specific, realistic suggestions for improvement are
> especially welcome.  
> I confess that I have been too willing to chase trout down rabbit holes
> myself (to mix our favorite metaphors!) but will resolve to avoid the
> temptation in the future.  Appropriate slaps with a large trout are
> appropriate if I backslide! 

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
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