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Re: WOWG: location/dates ftf 5&6

From: Deborah McGuinness <dlm@KSL.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 08:20:45 -0700
Message-ID: <3D65014D.8429BCF3@ksl.stanford.edu>
To: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@swi.psy.uva.nl>
CC: WebOnt WG <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

i cant reply in more than a few seconds now  but i would like to vote my
protest to this.
we did not agree to have the chairs decide on both a 5th f2f and a 6th f2f
location and date.
i would ask that this be discussed at the end of the call today
or if any kind of vote is taken i vote against a meeting in europe as the next
meeting and for a meeting in the us as the next meeting if that is boston in
march i would also vote for that as the next meeting instead of having 2
meetings 2 months apart.

Guus Schreiber wrote:

> Jim and I have considered the ftf locations after the discussion last
> week, in which the group agreed to leave the final decision to the chairs.
> We have taken into account the following factors
> - even spread of ftf locations over US/Europe
> - the W3C Tech Plenary in Boston (3-7 March), where all WGs typically
> have a face-to-face and which provides opportunities for inter-WG meetings.
> - the fact that it is likely that early 2003 (Poposed Rec time in our
> schedule) there will be many loose ends (issues) to resolve, and
> therefore having a Janauary and a March ftf would be a good idea
> The chairs opt therefore for the following ftf schedule:
> 5th ftf: Manchester, either 6-7 or 9-10 Jan
> 6th ftf: Boston, colocated with W3C tech plenary, either 3-4 or 6-7 Mar
> We understand that this is not convenient for all members, but it
> appears to us to be a reasonable compromise.
> Guus
> --
> A. Th. Schreiber, SWI, University of Amsterdam,
> http://www.swi.psy.uva.nl/usr/Schreiber/home.html

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