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Re: regarding the reviews of "cool uris for the semantic web"

From: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 12:34:56 +0200
Message-ID: <46FB8750.6010600@dfki.de>
To: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
CC: Max Völkel <voelkel@fzi.de>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, 'Susie Stephens' <susie.stephens@gmail.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>, public-swd-wg@w3.org
Hi Thomas, SWD,

This is a short answer to a longer mail (see below).

Thanks again for taking your time reviewing the document.

As suggested by Thomas, I would prefer letting you have the time to 
briefly discuss this on the 8-9th October F2F in Amsterdam (wishing you 
a productive meeting!), summing up the SWD findings towards SWEO's "Cool 
Uris for the Semantic Web". No hurry, things take time.

We are already reading the reviews, but they are many and we wait until 
all proposed changes are collected (TimBl and the TAG have also given 
some feedback in other mails).

best
Leo

It was Thomas Baker who said at the right time 26.09.2007 20:50 the 
following words:
>> Hi Tom,
>> (please forward to SWD
>>     
>
> Hi Leo,
>
> I'm Cc'ing to Guus and Ralph...  Our emails crossed, because we
> were just preparing a "note from SWD to SWEO" with a digest
> of reviews and links to discussion, but I see you have already
> read the reviews, so perhaps we should just skip that step
> and forge ahead...
>
>   
>> I am referring to "[ALL] Review requested for "Cool URIs""
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2007Sep/0020.html
>>
>> Thanks for reviewing the document, the feedback is much needed and its 
>> also good that you (the SWD) is now aware of this text and you can think 
>> about reusing it for your own needs.
>>
>> I noticed several reviews via e-mail on the SWD mailing list, and many 
>> good ideas how to improve.
>>
>> I want to keep the document as minimal as possible, it is meant to be an 
>> introduction for newbies how to mint useful URIs for use in Semantic Web 
>> applications, so we will integrate the reviews that make the document 
>> more readable, but we will not give a solution for every problem (the 
>> document sums up existing best practice and TAG decisions, it does not 
>> describe new solutions).
>>     
>
> Right - we were well aware of this point in our discussion
> (i.e. scoping the discussion to existing practice and TAG
> decisions).
>
> I also appreciate the bias towards keeping the document simple.
>
>   
>> as with good software: Software is not done when you stop adding 
>> features, its done when all needed features are there.
>>     
>
> +1
>
>   
>> Could the SWD send me, at some point in time, an e-mail saying something 
>> like:
>>
>> "the SWD reviewed the document and we think these points need to be changed:
>> wrong information (errors, wrong interpretation of W3C decisions):
>> A, B, C
>> these points may be done to make the document more readable:
>> D, E, F"
>>
>> That would help us to know what we must do. If not, we would at least 
>> need a list of e-mails with issues we definitly need to include.
>>     
>
> We have a face-to-face meeting coming up on 8-9 October in
> Amsterdam, and we have just one telecon between now and then,
> so if SWD is to formulate a common position, then practically
> speaking this would mean discussing it in Amsterdam.
>
>   
>> (please forward to SWD
>>     
>
> Actually, non-WG-members can post to the list simply by
> sending mail to public-swd-wg@w3.org (they just cannot
> subscribe to the list). I am told that, in a situation like
> this, cross-posting is actually encouraged, so perhaps you
> could simply post your reactions to the reviews directly and
> we can take it from there.
>
>   
>> The topic is biased, subjective, and was the topic of heated discussions 
>> on the typical mailinglists, so we already did not integrate all 
>> feedback we had so far, we really want to focus on the important things 
>> now (factual errors) and get the document out soon.
>>
>> When we have the feedback, Richard Cyganiak, Max Völkel and I will 
>> change the document and SWEO will publish it.
>> Publishing is expected to be ~1.November.
>>     
>
> If we were to discuss this 8-9 October, you would have feedback
> soon thereafter, which would fit with the proposed schedule.
>
> Tom
>
>   


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