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Re: FW: TAG announces Last Call review of Architecture of the World WideWeb

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek.kopecky@systinet.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 15:36:56 +0100
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Cc: WS-Description WG <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1071153416.1972.41.camel@localhost>

Jonathan, I'll be reviewing it so I guess you can count me as a
volunteer. 8-)

Jacek

On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 21:02, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
> Please consider volunteering for a review of this spec.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian B. Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 3:04 PM
> To: steven@w3.org; clilley@w3.org; aphillips@webmethods.com;
> dmh@contivo.com; cmsmcq@w3.org; bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com; danbri@w3.org;
> Jonathan Marsh; jim.a.larson@intel.com; scott.mcglashan@pipebeach.com;
> paul@arbortext.com; schreiber@cs.vu.nl; hendler@cs.umd.edu
> Cc: chairs@w3.org
> Subject: TAG announces Last Call review of Architecture of the World
> WideWeb
> 
> Dear Chairs,
> 
> On behalf of the Technical Architecture Group (TAG) [1], I am
> pleased to announce the publication of the 9 December 2003
> "Architecture of the World Wide Web, First Edition" Last Call
> Working Draft. The document is available at:
> 
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-webarch-20031209/
> 
> Review end date: 5 March 2004 
> Mailing list   : public-webarch-comments@w3.org (archive [2])
> 
> The TAG has scheduled an extended Last Call review period so that
> groups inside and outside of W3C have sufficient time to read and
> review this document. The review period will remain open through
> the W3C Technical Plenary Week 2004, where the TAG expects to
> meet with some of the Working Groups named below.
> 
> Please find below the following information:
> 
>    * Which groups should review this document
>    * Decision to advance to Last Call
>    * Issues the TAG has addressed in the First Edition
>    * Patent disclosures
>    * The abstract and status section
> 
> For more information on the purpose of a Last Call review, please
> consult section 7.4.2 of the W3C Process Document [3].
> 
> The TAG looks forward to your review comments,
> 
> For Tim Berners-Lee, TAG co-Chair, and
> Stuart Williams, TAG co-Chair,
> Ian Jacobs, Architecture Document Editor
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webarch-comments/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/2003/06/Process-20030618/tr.html#last-call
> 
> ========================================
> Which groups should review this document
> ========================================
> 
> The intended audience for the document includes:
> 
>  1. Participants in W3C Activities; i.e., developers of Web
>     technologies and specifications in W3C,
>  2. Other groups and individuals developing technologies to be
>     integrated into the Web,
>  3. Implementers of W3C specifications,
>  4. Web content authors and publishers.
> 
> The TAG welcomes review from all interested parties. In
> particular, we request review from the following W3C groups:
> 
>  HTML WG                     [Steven Pemberton, Chair]
>  Internationalization WG/IG  [Addison Phillips, Chair]
>  RDF Core WG                 [Dan Brickley, Brian McBride
>                               co-Chairs]
>  SVG WG                      [Chris Lilley, Chair]
>  XML Core WG                 [Paul Grosso, Norm Walsh co-Chairs]
>  XML Schema WG               [Michael Sperberg-McQueen,
>                               Dave Hollander, co-Chairs]
>  Web Ontology WG             [Jim Hendler, Guus Schreiber, 
>                               co-Chairs]
>  Web Services Description WG [Jonathan Marsh, Chair]             
>  Voice Browser WG            [Jim Larson, Scott McGlashan 
>                               co-Chairs]
> 
> The Chairs of some of these groups have already confirmed with
> the TAG their intent to review the document. For other groups,
> the W3C Director will appreciate a response (sent to
> www-tag@w3.org) with or without review comments.
> 
> =================================
> Decision to advance to Last Call
> =================================
> 
> The TAG decided unanimously to advance to Last Call at their
> 4 Dec 2003 teleconference:
>    http://www.w3.org/2003/12/04-tag-summary#lcdecision
> 
> If the Last Call review is positive, the TAG expects to request
> to advance directly to Proposed Recommendation.
> 
> =================================================
> Issues the TAG has addressed in the First Edition
> =================================================
> 
> The TAG charter [4] describes a process for issue resolution by
> the TAG. In accordance with those provisions, the TAG maintains a
> running issues list [5]. The First Edition of "Architecture of
> the World Wide Web" does not address every issue that the TAG has
> accepted since it began work in January 2002. The TAG has
> selected a subset of issues that the First Edition does address
> to the satisfaction of the TAG; those issues are identified in
> the TAG's issues list. The TAG intends to address the remaining
> (and future) issues after publication of the First Edition as a
> Recommendation.
> 
> [4] http://www.w3.org/2001/07/19-tag
> [5] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/issues.html
> 
> ==================
> Patent disclosures
> ==================
> 
> There are currently no patent disclosures regarding "Architecture
> of the World Wide Web, First Edition" Patent disclosures
> regarding this document are listed here:
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/disclosures
> 
> =================================
> Abstract of Architecture Document
> =================================
> 
> The World Wide Web is a network-spanning information space of
> resources interconnected by links.  This information space is the
> basis of, and is shared by, a number of information
> systems. Within each of these systems, agents (people and
> software) retrieve, create, display, analyze, and reason about
> resources.
> 
> Web architecture includes the definition of the information space
> in terms of identification and representation of its contents,
> and of the protocols that support the interaction of agents in an
> information system making use of the space. Web architecture is
> influenced by social requirements and software engineering
> principles, leading to design choices that constrain the behavior
> of systems using the Web in order to achieve desired properties
> of the shared information space: efficiency, scalability, and the
> potential for indefinite growth across languages, cultures, and
> media. This document reflects the three bases of Web
> architecture: identification, interaction, and representation.
> 
> ==========================
> Status section
> [Minus some boilerplate]
> ==========================
> 
> This is the 9 December 2003 Last Call Working Draft of
> "Architecture of the World Wide Web, First Edition." The Last
> Call review period ends 5 March 2004, at 23:59 ET. Please send
> Last Call review comments on this document before that date to
> the public W3C TAG mailing list public-webarch-comments@w3.org
> (archive). Last Call Working Draft status is described in section
> 7.4.2 of the W3C Process Document.
> 
> This document has been developed by W3C's Technical Architecture
> Group (TAG) (charter). The TAG decided unanimously to advance to
> Last Call at their 4 Dec 2003 teleconference (minutes). A
> complete list of changes to this document since the first public
> Working Draft is available on the Web.
> 
> The TAG charter describes a process for issue resolution by the
> TAG. In accordance with those provisions, the TAG maintains a
> running issues list. The First Edition of "Architecture of the
> World Wide Web" does not address every issue that the TAG has
> accepted since it began work in January 2002. The TAG has
> selected a subset of issues that the First Edition does address
> to the satisfaction of the TAG; those issues are identified in
> the TAG's issues list. The TAG intends to address the remaining
> (and future) issues after publication of the First Edition as a
> Recommendation.
> 
> This document uses the concepts and terms regarding URIs as
> defined in draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis-03, preferring them to
> those defined in RFC 2396. The IETF Internet Draft
> draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis-03 is expected to obsolete RFC
> 2396, which is the current URI standard. The TAG is tracking the
> evolution of draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis-03.
> 
> Publication as a Working Draft does not imply endorsement by the
> W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated,
> replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is
> inappropriate to cite this document as other than "work in
> progress." The latest information regarding patent disclosures
> related to this document is available on the Web.
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