Agenda GLD-WG telecon 21-Mar 2013

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Preliminary Items (~5 minutes)

  1. Scribe volunteer please
  2. Proposal to accept the 2013-02-28 minutes.
  3. Discuss any important and timely matters and opportunities to liaise with other WG/CG/IG
  4. Any new GLD members on the call today? Please introduce yourself :)
  5. Check out our main wiki page with deliverables status, see

Main Agenda (~45 minutes)

  1. How to acknowledge active participants in published documents — Sandro
  2. Seek consensus to transition ADMS to working group note - Phil Archer
  3. How to get more attention/help on last call docs for "widespread public review" (especially Data Cube) - Hadley Beeman
  4. Status of ORG and the PROV WG - Dave Reynolds
  5. New publication timetable for Best Practices (see BP_Timetable) - Bernadette Hyland
  1. Remaining issues: Tracker/Issues review
    1. Open items, see
    2. Raised items,


  1. Reminder re Daylight Savings Time for meetings on 14, 21 and 28 March from Sandro Hawke
  2. 2013 GLD WG F2F Thur-Friday 11-12 April 2012 in Dublin.
    1. To be coincident with the European Data Forum Tues-Wed April 9-10, 2013. The EDF series is a joint activity of the EC FP7 projects BIG, LOD2, and PlanetData and is supported by the European Commission. See

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  • Chair:
  • Scribe: TBD
  • Alternate: TBD
  • Regrets:

Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist

  1. 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.
    1. If necessary, invite bots to the channel (#gld) by typing 'trackbot, start telecon'
  2. From within the GLDWG IRC channel, please confirm:
    1. Zakim is present. If not, /invite zakim
    2. RRSAgent is present. If not, /invite rrsagent
    3. trackbot is present. If not, /invite trackbot
  3. Enter the following information:
    1. Meeting: <name>
    2. Chair: <Person's name>
    3. Agenda: <URL>
    4. Scribe: <Person's name>
    5. ScribeNick: <IRC nick>
    6. Agenda: <link to the agenda>

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. RRSAgent, generate minutes
  2. RRSAgent, set logs world-visible
  3. Preliminary minutes are sent to
  4. Go to
  5. Copy IRC log and generate preview.
  6. Go to minutes URL (provided by RRSAgent) and select "preview nicely formatted minutes"
  7. Select "Save for Review/Approval"


Last modified on 21 March 2013, at 14:08