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Agenda GLD-WG telecon 8 March 2012

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Preliminary Items (~5 minutes)

    • Proposal to accept the minutes from the 23-Feb-2012 meeting
    • Discuss any important and timely matters
      • Next two meetings (15, 22 March 2012) will be one hour earlier for EUROPEANS due to US DST

Main Agenda: FPWD WIP's (~50 minutes):

  1. Update on the ADMS specification and leveraging the work of the European Commission Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) and SEMIC II Project for efficient, cross-border, cross-sector electronic collaboration.
    1. EU supported Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS), see also [1]
  2. Review Deliverables and related issues, see and see Tracker Actions, Issues
  3. Last meeting (22-Feb-2012) we voted to publish ORG. Chairs to make request of W3C Staff contact 8-Mar-2012.
    1. Product: Organization Ontology status, also see Organization Ontology Editor's Draft.
  4. Product: Data Cube status, also see Editor's Draft [2]. We would like to vote today to publish Data Cube vocab.
  5. RE: DCAT and People - discussion was postponed to today's meeting (8-Mar) when Fadi is back and PhilA comes up for air.
    1. Product: DCAT status, see editor's draft: [3]
    2. Product: People status, see also People wiki page. See editors draft [4]
  6. BP doc still needs work ...
    1. Product: Best Practices status, also see Best Practices Editor's Draft
  7. Short names - Per Sandro, "One aspect of publication by W3C is the assignment of a permanent URL to the document and its future versions. For example:

The selection of that last part, the "shortname", is technically up to the W3C staff/management, but ideally it's something the WG is happy with, too. This week the gld list came up with the following list of short names:

  vocab-org for the Organizational Vocabulary
  vocab-data-cube for the RDF Data Cube Vocabulary
  and gld-bp for the Government Linked Data Best Practices document.
  1. Product: Community Directory status. We have 66 organizations worldwide listed, see stats for organizations. The W3C Community Directory application.


  1. Consider GLD WG F2F3 to coincide with [ TPAC in Lyon, France 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2012.
  2. A talk on the progress of publishing Gov't LOD worldwide for SemTech SF (Bernadette, June 2012).
  3. Other announcements?

Next Meeting preparation (5 minutes)

  1. Adjourn


  • Chair: Bernadette
  • Scribe: George
  • Alternate:
  • Regrets: Bart van Leeuwen, Phil Archer

Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist

  1. Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist:
    • Bots in a nutshell: Zakim handles the telecon IRC attendance & queuing; trackbot any logged Action Items; RRSAgent produces nicely formatted minutes from the IRC channel.
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    • From within the GLDWG IRC channel, please confirm:
    • Zakim is present. If not, /invite zakim
    • RRSAgent is present. If not, /invite rrsagent
    • trackbot is present. If not, /invite trackbot
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    • Meeting: <name>
    • Chair: <Person's name>
    • Agenda: <URL>
    • Scribe: <Person's name>
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Chair's Checklist

  1. Chair's Checklist:
    • Scribe present, bots "on", Scribe and Chair named in IRC.
    • Who's present?
    • Who has sent regrets?
    • Review meeting agenda
    • Announcements
    • Call for next week's agenda items
    • Adjourn

Scribe's End of Meeting Checklist

  1. Scribe's End of Meeting Checklist:


Minutes +
SubjectFPWD's +
Typetelecon +
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