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Re: April focus week

From: Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:13:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMTVsumN1VMPY-zwRT5P3L2CxgfKwkRtZQ39GOHHJ--2QdL0Jg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Linda van den Brink <l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl>
Cc: "public-sdwig@w3.org" <public-sdwig@w3.org>
Hi Linda

Do you know exact dates yet for the SDWIG workshop in Leuven yet?  I am
just looking at travel arrangements around then and will just come for the
SDWIG days rather than the whole week.

Thanks

Bill

On Fri, 29 Mar 2019 at 09:49, Linda van den Brink <l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
>
> This is to remind you that next week is April focus week!
>
>
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> To get us started:
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> The retrospective for March focus week is here:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-sdwig/2019Mar/0026.html
>
> And the review:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-sdwig/2019Mar/0007.html
>
>
>
> Now, just to remind you all, the SDWIG is chartered until the end of this
> year, so we have 9 months left.
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>
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> We have two face to face meetings coming up this year:
>
> - At the OGC Technical Committee meeting in Leuven, Belgium in the week of
> 24-28 June.
>
> - At the W3C Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings in Fukuoka,
> Japan in the week of 16-20 September.
>
>
>
> We have **a lot** of mostly things going on at the moment.
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>
>
> Little things:
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> - Corrections for documents we published before, such as OWL Time, EO-QB,
> SSN.
>
> - Getting OWL Space discussion started within OGC – Jo and I are on that
> and will get this started in OGC GeoSemantics DWG at the June OGC meeting.
>
> - Figuring out if/how SDWIG can help coordinate OGC engagement with Web of
> Things folks
>
>
>
> Some things that seem to be progressing, such as WebVMT and MapML.
>
> CoverageJSON seems like it will probably be moving forward within OGC.
>
>
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> And a few bigger work items, which seem to have stalled:
>
> If any of these things need help by the chairs, let us know!!
>
> - Spatial Data on the Web best practices: publishing implementation
> reports.
>   Also, issue #1118 relates to a fix in an SDW-BP example. Fix has been
> done, but we need to figure out the OGC process for publishing an update –
> seems to require a membership vote. I’m looking into it.
>
> - Statistical data on the web best practices
>
> - Moving objects, SSN primer (both never started)
>
> - SSN ontology amendments
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> - Geospatial Web Roadmap (needs some more work, I have been struggling to
> find the time to do this myself)
>
> - CoverageJSON – work may be done within OGC
>
> - CityJSON - Standardisation efforts paused.
>
>
>
> A while ago, Jeremy, François and I discussed our plans / goals for this
> year.
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> - Get Rob Smith chartered  to standardize WebVMT / help him along as far
> as needed.
>
> - MapML – support the approach using web components like the TAG
> (technical architecture group of W3C) advised. Help gain support for MapML
> within the mapping community and data providers.
>
> - Get SDW-Best Practice implementation report published as a group note
> first, then in some industry magazine.
>
> - Get the Statistical data on the web best practice as a work item in the
> OGC stats DWG, where the community will be.
>
> - Geospatial Data Roadmap: finish it this year.
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> - SSN extensions: publish as a note asap.
>
> - Moving objects: parking lot - close the project
>
> - SSN primer: same
>
> - Time ontology: publish updated corrigendum version.
>
> - SSN ontology amendment: facilitate discussion on the proposed changes,
> but the IG cannot actually update SSN as it is a standard.
>
> - New project proposals: get OWL Space work going within OGC. The other
> proposals have not gained momentum so we will not move forward with those.
>
>
>
> Feedback on this is welcome.
>
>
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> That’s it for now… a good weekend to you all and find some time to work on
> SDW stuff next week! It will be nice to see you all online.
>
>
>
> Linda & Jeremy
>
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