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Re: JWOC - input sought

From: Raúl García Castro <rgarcia@fi.upm.es>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 15:27:35 +0200
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>, Scott Simmons <ssimmons@opengeospatial.org>
Message-ID: <38915b2d-2b68-a774-80d0-c2087b28e225@fi.upm.es>
Dear Phil,

I'm in favour of the initiative. Answering the questions:

1. Yes
2. Monthly
3. SSN Primer

Kind regards,

El 10/5/17 a las 15:18, Phil Archer escribió:
> Dear all,
> As those who were able to take part in the Delft meeting will recall
> [1], we discussed the possible establishment of 'the JWOC' - the Joint
> W3C/OGC Organizing Committee. This would be an OGC DWG (or task force of
> the Geosemantics DWG) and in W3C, an Interest Group. These are good
> matches since, in both organisations, the groups can do everything
> except create formal standards (that's a Standards WG in OGC or a
> Working Group in W3C).
> There was strong consensus that any such follow on group should not be
> allowed to become a talking shop that meets twice and year, has a nice
> lunch and says see you next time. It needs a time-limited charter and a
> set of deliverables.
> To that end, I have made a *very* rough beginning at [2]. The key thing
> will be the deliverables. My understanding is that:
> 1. EO-QB and QB4ST are likely to need further development in the light
> of experience, so that updated versions are listed directly in the draft
> charter.
> 2. As discussed on today's coverages call, Coverage JSON needs more work
> and *may* be ready for standardisation during the course of the JWOC.
> Therefore, its development is listed in the charter. The thinking here
> is that CoverageJSON would be taken forward as a joint Note and then, if
> demand were sufficient, we would look at chartering a full WG/SWG. In
> W3C-land, IGs often develop charters for WGs.
> 3. As he did in Delft, Bill has suggested the development on a BP doc
> around statistical data on the Web. That would be an entirely new
> deliverable.
> 4. SDW-BP and SSN *may* need updating but it's equally possible that
> they won't so they are mentioned in the charter but not as a definite
> deliverable.
> 5. The draft charter has sufficient wiggle room to allow the development
> of other (related) vocabularies if so needed.
> The JWOC would operate much as the current SDW does, with the same
> membership rules and open-working practices.
> My questions:
> 1. Would you participate?
> 2. If yes, what frequency of meeting would you expect? Weekly?
> Bi-weekly? Monthly?
> 3. Do you think the deliverable list is correct? If not, what needs
> changing?
> Thanks
> Phil
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2017/03/21-sdw-minutes#x16
> [2] https://w3c.github.io/sdw/jwoc/


Dr. Raúl García Castro

Ontology Engineering Group
Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Campus de Montegancedo, s/n - Boadilla del Monte - 28660 Madrid
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