AgendaThe workshop runs over three days
(see announcement ) . The proposed
plan (mail me with any ideas!) is
MorningWelcome (Dale), and Introduction
Brainstorming session: What are
the needs of organisations represented?
(Short presentation on ORA needs?)
What are the most important technical
points for the web which need to
be resolved now? Which points are
related? What are the most pressing?
Collecting questions only, no technical
Coodinating future work: models
for collaboration, consortia, etc.
AfternoonExisting discrepancies: ironing out
implementation differences, in HTTP
ThursdayMaybe break into groups separately
for morning and afternoon sessions.
Select topics from this list and
the result of the brainstorming dependent
on the expertese we have in the workshop,
and on priorities expressed on Wednesday.
Report back from groups. Chose topics
to take over to Friday.
- Server reliability: duplicated servers, etc
Quality of service.
- HTML+. In Dave ragget's Unfortunate
absence, discussion of the outstanding
- Web-Wanders and global indexes: coordination
- Authentication and Accounting. PEM
- Annotation, news and mail. Scaling
annotation schemes. Merging with
- Naming schemes (URNs and machinery
behind them). Next steps, transition
plan to large-scale URN use.
- Style sheet mechanisms
- Negotiation of document representations,
character sets, etc in HTTP
- Interactive objects
- Software needs of Internet service
EveningInformal workshop dinner, venue to
be announced or decided on the spot
FridaySelected topics taken over from thursday,
in groups if groups demand time else
Evaluation of workshop, possibility
of future workshops.