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alpha 3 version of IG charter for review

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2016 20:31:38 +0100
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To: Public Web of Things IG <public-wot-ig@w3.org>
We’ve worked hard today to integrate the various pull requests and make a number of other improvements to the draft charter and are seeking your review of the complete document, which can be seen at the following temporary location:

     https://www.w3.org/2016/05/wot-ig-2016-alpha3.html <https://www.w3.org/2016/05/wot-ig-2016-alpha3.html>

To allow us to achieve the goal of having the IG rechartered by the time we get to Beijing, we need to follow a tight schedule with the W3C Advisory Committee Review starting in early June. This means finalising the IG charter within the next few days so that we can get the W3C Management Committee approval to initiate the  AC Review. We are therefore seeking your help in spotting an errors, omissions or areas where we can make last minute improvements.

The above snapshot includes several changes in addition to the current pull requests.

The mission statement has been extended to note that industry alliances and SDOs are looking to W3C to work on semantic interoperability and end to end security across platforms. This motivates the addition of the corresponding new deliverables in section 3, and will be used to recruit new participants to the IG to drive the work forward.

Some more details have been provided in the scope section. The first paragraph has been extended to state that the Interest Group will identify requirements for standardization by exploring use cases and requirements for a broad range of application domains, and through examining the requirements for integrating a broad range of IoT platforms into the Web of Things.

The following text on the PlugFests has been extended to note that the Interest Group will seek to encourage work on open source projects and community evaluation of the Web of Things. Some additional details are given for PlugFests with three following bullet points.

We’re still missing dates for the first publication of Working Group Notes for the deliverables.  The suggestion is to aim for a publication date in the second half of June so that they are available in good time for the Beijing meeting. We plan to initiate a week long call for comments on publishing each of the current deliverables. For example, Matthias wants to freeze the Current Practices document on June 10th to given developers sufficient time to adapt their implementations prior to travelling to Beijing. The call for comments would thus be able to start on June 10th at the earliest.

p.s. we plan to bring the document back into GiHub to provide a diff marked view of the changes.

   Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org <mailto:dsr@w3.org>>

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