[sc34wg3] www.topicmaps.com (and topicmaps.org)
Wed, 12 Oct 2005 14:12:25 +0100
I was just about to write exactly the same, so instead I'll just write:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:sc34wg3-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Bernard Vatant
> Sent: 12 October 2005 13:42
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: Sam Oh
> Subject: RE: [sc34wg3] www.topicmaps.com (and topicmaps.org)
> Murray just pointed this among other considerations, but the XTM 1.0
> namespace is under
> topicmaps.org domain
> It would be silly to have nothing at this URL, which IMO should be =
> if nothing else,
> to stand as a PSI for the original XTM 1.0 specification, which, =
> one can think
> about it, is a subject worth being indicated. Not to mention other =
> defined in this
> namespace, even if they are superceded by further XTM specifications.
> I'm as amazed as Murray is that one would want to drop this legacy
> Bernard Vatant
> Mondeca Knowledge Engineering
> (+33) 0871 488 459
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]De la part de Steve Pepper
> > Envoy=E9 : mercredi 12 octobre 2005 12:53
> > =C0 : firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Cc : Sam Oh
> > Objet : RE: [sc34wg3] www.topicmaps.com (and topicmaps.org)
> > * Lars Marius (reporting from Montreal)
> > |
> > | The issue of site ownership (that is, ownership of the domain) was
> > | also discussed, and possibilities listed were:
> > |
> > | - the secretariat (SCC at present),
> > | - the chairman (Jim Mason at present), or
> > | - the secretary (Ken Holman at present)
> > |
> > | Since none of these were available at the meeting nothing further =
> > | done about this.
> > * Jim Mason
> > |
> > | On the matter of onwnership of the domain, probably not
> > | wise to associate it with an individual, like Ken or me.
> > | Better to associate it with the organization, SC34 Secretariat.
> > An agreement has been signed with Empolis transfering ownership
> > to SCC. We need now to decide where to host the site.
> > | As for possible hosts, some alternatives came up: Ontopia could =
> > | it, we could host it the same place as isotopicmaps.org, and Sam =
> > | said he thought he could get a funded project in Korea to host and
> > | develop it. The consensus was that the last option was the most
> > | attractive, if Sam can indeed get the funding.
> > I would prefer to see one of the National Bodies as host, so
> > I have Sam's proposal, if he can get funding.
> > Regarding content, I think Lars Marius' list is a good start:
> > | - a list of available PSI sets
> > | - news/announcements regarding meetings, conferences, new tools, =
> > | projects, etc
> > | - a list of publicly available topic maps
> > | - links to the standards
> > | - tutorials and guidelines, should anyone write some and want them
> > | posted, or linked to
> > | - links to TM user groups around the world
> > This also raises the question of what to do about topicmaps.org.
> > It was frozen in 2001 because of disagreements in an organization,
> > TopicMaps.Org, which no longer exists. The question is, is the
> > community's interest served by allowing it to continue to give the
> > impression that nothing has happened with Topic Maps since 2001?
> > I personally would like to see it closed down with a redirect to
> > topicmaps.com. If it is not to be closed down, the home page
> > should at least contain a prominently displayed notice informing
> > readers about the status of the site.
> > What do others think? Do we have any idea how many hits the site
> > gets?
> > Steve
> > --
> > Steve Pepper <email@example.com>
> > Chief Strategy Officer, Ontopia
> > Convenor, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3
> > Editor, XTM (XML Topic Maps 1.0)
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