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Re: W3C Provenance Incubator Group weekly tcon: take 2

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 14:26:51 +0200
Message-ID: <4ADB098B.7000906@w3.org>
To: Kerry.Taylor@csiro.au
CC: gil@ISI.EDU, public-xg-prov@w3.org

sorry... It is the US abbreviation for Eastern Standard Time, ie,


Kerry.Taylor@csiro.au wrote:
> Yolanda,
> I'm sorry, I can't complete the the poll because I can't
> figure out which time zone the times are given in. Is says "ET", 
> what is that, please? It is not listed here: http://www.timeanddate.com/library/abbreviations/timezones/ 
> Perhaps UTC would be clearer? 
> Regards,
> Kerry
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-xg-prov-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-prov-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Yolanda Gil
> Sent: Saturday, 17 October 2009 4:21 AM
> To: public-xg-prov@w3.org
> Subject: W3C Provenance Incubator Group weekly tcon: take 2
> Hi everyone:
> The poll for setting up a time for the weekly tcon closed yesterday.   
> It looks like the best ranked times for our weekly telecon still leave  
> a quarter of responders not able to attend.  Given this, and since  
> there are a few people that joined in the last few days, I would like  
> to take another quick poll to see which of the top ranked times is  
> preferred by the group.  Let's try to choose a time that maximizes  
> participation.
> The new poll should take 10 seconds to fill.  Please be as flexible as  
> you can, and use the full range of options to indicate whether you  
> want a "yes and prefer" versus "yes" versus "yes but prefer not".  Go  
> to:
> 	http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/43897/WeeklyTconTake2XGprovenanceForm/
> It will close at midnight ET Oct 21.
> If anyone is interested in the results of the initial poll, they are  
> available at:
> 	http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/43897/WeeklyTconXGprovenanceForm/results
> I would like to plan on our kickoff telecon to be during the week of  
> October 26.  I realize many of us may be at ISWC, but let's at least  
> get the ball rolling.
> Thanks!
> Yolanda
> Begin forwarded message:
>> Resent-From: public-xg-prov@w3.org
>> From: Yolanda Gil <gil@ISI.EDU>
>> Date: October 6, 2009 1:06:24 PM PDT
>> To: public-xg-prov@w3.org
>> Subject: W3C Provenance Incubator Group: Welcome and planning
>> Welcome everyone to the W3C Provenance Incubator Group!
>> As the group's chair, I want to thank you for agreeing to  
>> participate, and look forward to your contributions in this area.
>> We were approved on September 22, and I have already heard from many  
>> of you as well as others about their intention to join.  We have a  
>> very diverse set of participants, and there are others that are in  
>> the process of joining.  If there are specific people that you  
>> believe would be good to have in the group, let me know or feel free  
>> to contact them directly.
>> For those of you who have not had experience with W3C before, W3C  
>> has many very useful processes and tools to manage these distributed  
>> collaborations, and I will try to convey them to you as I learn them  
>> myself.
>> We will use the mailing list public-xg-prov@w3.org for email  
>> communications.  Note that all messages sent to this list will be  
>> posted publicly on the web, as well as our meeting minutes and other  
>> documents.
>> Our first order of business is to set up a time to hold a weekly  
>> telecon.  We will do this using a W3C tool for polling.  Just fill  
>> the form that is posted at:
>> 	http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/43897/WeeklyTconXGprovenanceForm/
>> This questionnaire is open for answers until 23:59, Boston time on  
>> 2009-10-13.  Answers received after that time may not be counted.   
>> Since there are many participants from Europe and the US, I only  
>> proposed time slots that would be sensible across all the time  
>> zones.  Hopefully we will find a time that works for most.
>> Let me know if you have any questions for now.
>> Yolanda
>> Yolanda Gil
>> http://www.isi.edu/~gil


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