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Launch for the W3C RDB2RDF WG on Thursday 9/15/2009....

From: Ezzat, Ahmed <Ahmed.Ezzat@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 20:08:13 +0000
To: "public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org" <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
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Dear participants,

We will have our first telecon next Thursday, 15 October, 15:00 UTC.
Please, find below the agenda, the teleconference details, and few useful links.
Best regards.

Ahmed Ezzat


Ahmed K. Ezzat, Ph.D.
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AGENDA Teleconference
W3C RDB2RDF Working Group telephone conference 2009-10-15

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Thursday, 15 October *15:00-16:00 UTC*
Local time:  http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?day=17&month=9&year=2008&hour=11&min=0&sec=0&p1=0
15 October 2009, 1500 UTC
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                    1800 (Athens)
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Conference code : 7322733# (spells "RDB2RDF")
Duration : 60 minutes
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Chair: Ahmed Ezzat
Scribe: Michael Hausenblas
W3C Staff: Harry Halpin


1. INTRODUCTION:

* Roll call and Presentations of the participants
* Good Standing participation:
http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/groups.html#good-standing<http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/groups.html>
"Effective participation to RDB2RDF Working Group is expected to consume one work day per week for each participant; two days per week for editors."
* Charter: http://www.w3.org/2009/08/rdb2rdf-charter
* Call for participation:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2009JulSep/0039.html

2. FUTURE MEETINGS:

* Weekly Teleconference: Every Thursday @15:00am UTC
* WG First F2F meeting:  TBD, at  TBD
* WG Second F2F meeting: TBD, at TBD


3. WG TOOLS:

* IRC: http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/
* zakim bot: http://www.w3.org/2001/12/zakim-irc-bot.html
* rrsagent bot: http://www.w3.org/2002/03/RRSAgent
* WG Participants list: http://www.w3.org/2000/09/dbwg/details?group=43889
* WG Mail Archive : http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdb2rdf-wg/
* WG public distribution list:  public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org<mailto:public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
* WG home page: http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/
* WG wiki: http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/wiki/Main_Page
* WG tracker: http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/track/
* tracker homepage: http://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/


4. GOALS & OBJECTIVES:

Specifications language for mapping relational data and relational database schemas into RDF and OWL, tentatively called the RDB2RDF Mapping Language, R2RML:  http://www.w3.org/2009/08/rdb2rdf-charter

4.1 Deliverables (1st phase)
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Pinning down the scope of mapping support expressible in our target R2RML language
*       Model to support vendor extensions to SQL data types
*       Finalizing the list of serialization format that will be supported
*       Decide on rule engine and RIF support
*       Decide on which OWL subset to be supported
*       Decide on what is needed to support linked data principals
4.2 Schedule (1st phase):

* Review/presentations to some of the existing RDB2RDF implementations by late November/early December, 2009.
* Producing a document sharing the WG position from the above open issues - TBD (say by end of March 2010).

4.3 Background reading:

*       The RDB2RDF XG report: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/rdb2rdf/XGR-rdb2rdf-20090126/
*       There will be series of presentations from existing commercial/research implementations, and there will be relevant documentation made available from every speaker (http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/wiki/Initial_Round_of_Presentations) around a week before their presentation.  Current scheduled speakers includes, but not necessarily in that order :
*       Tripify (Soeren)
*       OpenLink Software (Orri)
*       D2R (Richard)
*       Metatomix (Howard)

5. AOB






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