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

From: <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:18:09 -0400 (EDT)
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard.cyganiak@deri.org>
cc: "Ezzat, Ahmed" <Ahmed.Ezzat@hp.com>, "public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org" <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0910121212590.10205@homer.w3.org>
Hi everyone,

On Mon, 12 Oct 2009, Richard Cyganiak wrote:

> Hi Ahmed,
>
> On 9 Oct 2009, at 21:08, Ezzat, Ahmed wrote:
>> 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
>
> The timeanddate.com link points to a different date. Just to be absolutely 
> sure, the telecon will be Thursday 15:00 UTC?
>
> If that's the case, then the local times are here:
> http://timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=10&day=15&year=2009&hour=15&min=0&sec=0&p1=0
>

 	Yes, Thursday 15:00 UTC is correct. See everyone at the meeting!

 			-harry

>
> Cheers,
> Richard
>
>
>> 15 October 2009, 1500 UTC
>>                   0800 (West US)
>>                   1100 (East US)
>>                   1700 (Amsterdam)
>>                   1800 (Athens)
>>                   0000 (Seoul)
>>                   0100 (Sydney)
>> Bridge US: +1-617-761-6200 (Zakim)
>> Bridge FR: +33.4.89.06.34.99
>> Bridge UK: +44.117.370.6152
>> Conference code : 7322733# (spells "RDB2RDF")
>> Duration : 60 minutes
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> IRC channel                   : #RDB2RDF   on   irc.w3.org:6665
>> W3C IRC Web Client     : http://www.w3.org/2001/01/cgi-irc
>> Other clients are listed at: 
>> http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/#Client<http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/>
>> Zakim information          : http://www.w3.org/2002/01/UsingZakim
>> Zakim bridge monitor     : http://www.w3.org/1998/12/bridge/Zakim.html
>> Zakim IRC bot                : http://www.w3.org/2001/12/zakim-irc-bot.html
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> 
>> 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)
>> *
>> 
>> 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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