Main WoT WebConf

From Web of Things Interest Group

The Main WoT Web Conference is for discussing general WoT IG and WG topics and logistics, and to provide an opportunity to summarize and coordinate the activities of the various task forces. For information on individual task forces, please see the WoT Web Page or follow the links below to the individual task force Wiki pages.

Call Logistics

Please see the W3C WG Calendar.

Schedule

Deliverable and F2F Meeting Plan

The schedule is under discussion; please see the draft in the wot repo.

Upcoming Publication Moratoriums

  • None currently

Useful resources

Cancellations and Schedule Updates

NOTE: If a meeting is marked as "tentative" in the W3C Calendar and if "CANCELLED" is in the title, it means it is cancelled. This may be done occasionally to allow a cancellation to be reverted if necessary.

Holidays and Upcoming Events

  • April 16 - Japanese Member Meeting (Kaz unavailable)
  • April 22-26 - Hannover Messe
    • Siemens participants will be unavailable.
  • May 1 - Holiday in Germany
  • April 29, May 3, May 4, May 6 - Golden Week (Japan)

Cancellations

  • Apr 18:
    • TD call is NOT canceled
  • Apr 24:
    • No cancellations due to Hannover Fair
  • Apr 29:
    • Scripting call is canceled.
    • Discovery call is canceled.
    • Security call is canceled.
  • May 1:
    • Main call is cancelled.
    • Use Cases call is canceled.
    • TD call is canceled.
  • May 2:
    • TD call is NOT canceled
  • May 6:
    • Scripting?
    • Discovery call is canceled.
    • Security call is canceled.

Note: Please look in W3C Calendar for updated WebEx invites for Use Cases and Editor's calls. If you see both a cancelled meeting and an "active" meeting, it means a meeting had to be "uncancelled" by creating a new entry, and the meeting WILL be held. There is unfortunately currently no way to delete cancelled meetings or revoke cancellations.

Agenda

17 April 2024

Chair: McCool

Regrets:

Scribe: Daniel

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

Notices (Information only)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

JSON Schema

  • JSON Schema standardization
    • Ege will present a draft for group proposal

F2F Planning

  • Wiki for F2F 2024 planning
  • Update
    • June is bad for travel in Germany
      • European championship, hotels full, etc.
    • WoT at Industry event (Siemens) deferred to end of November - still in Berlin
  • Proposal:
    • Virtual WoT F2F in June (physical in Munich)
    • WoT F2F in November?
    • TPAC is in September, however...
Resources
TF Discussion
  • Discovery and Security have had poor turnout recently
  • McCool not able to continue as TF lead for these
  • Reorganize? Suspend for now?

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

10 April 2024

Cancelled - Kaz travelling.

3 April 2024

Meeting extended by 1h for policy meeting.

Chair: McCool (main) / Koster (policy)

Regrets: Sebastian

Scribe: Jan / Luca

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

Notices (Information only)

None

Meetups (Information only)
  • WoT CG
  • WoT JP CG
    • WoT Security event planning in progress
    • Currently collecting/summarizing UC&R feedback

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

JSON Schema

F2F Planning

Resources
  • Versioning (see also Draft policy in TD repo)
  • Joint TD/Discovery Call held March 28 (this Thursday)
  • A follow-up planned for April 4

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

For main call.

Policy

Extended hour - to use "Testing" slot.

Chair: Koster Discuss open PRs and Issues.

PRs:

https://github.com/w3c/wot/pull/1128

  • Proposal to close this PR and simply rely on the W3C policy of consensus


https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1168

https://github.com/w3c/wot/pull/1181

  • Assertion policy Status check


https://github.com/w3c/wot/pull/1182

  • Is this ready or could be made ready?


https://github.com/w3c/wot/pull/1183

  • Draft PR, Status check


Issues:

https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1166

  • Will this issue be resolved when we resolve the version discussion?


https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1171

  • IE Policy still needs a paragraph or 2?


https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1117

  • Roles and Responsibilities

27 March 2024

No second hour on policy - will try to cover policy during the main call.

Chair: McCool

Regrets: Sebastian

Scribe: Koster

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

  • IRC server updated
    • Please don't get surprised...
  • Daylight Saving change
    • Started Sunday March 10 in the US
      • Means meetings will start 1h earlier in places without DST
    • Will start March 31 in Germany
      • So meetings will move one hour earlier for a few weeks, then move back.
    • Note from the MarComm Team (Member-only)
  • Proposed WoT IG charter under review
    • Strategy Issue 440
    • Wide review is ongoing
    • Accessibility, Internationalization, Security approved
    • Waiting for response from Privacy
  • Profile call

Notices (Information only)

Meetups (Information only)
  • WoT CG
  • WoT JP CG
    • WoT Security event planning in progress
    • Currently collecting/summarizing UC&R feedback
  • HiveMQ Community Event

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

F2F Planning

Resources
  • Versioning (see also draft policy)
  • Joint TD/Discovery Call planned for March 28 (this Thursday)

Policy

Discuss open PRs and Issues.

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

13 March 2024

Chair: McCool (main call)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Ege

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

Notices (Information only)

(none)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

F2F Planning

Resources
  • TD
    • Redirections updated
    • Versioning Discussion is done asynchronously
    • Joint Call planned for March 28
  • Discovery
    • Rendering updated
    • Draft
    • Still need version policy...
    • For now assuming semantic versioning: 0.2.0-a1

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?
  • Policy meeting week after next (extended call?) on March 27

6 March 2024

Note that this call will be extended by an hour to discuss policy (using the "Testing" call slot after the regular main call slot).

Chair: McCool (main call); Koster (policy)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Sebastian/Mahda

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

Notices (Information only)

(none)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

F2F Planning

  • Tentative: Second week of June?
  • Plugfest?
  • Open Day?
  • Focus on use cases and requirements?
Resources
  • TD
    • Redirections updated
    • Versioning Discussion is done asynchronously
  • Discovery
    • Rendering updated
    • Draft
    • Still need version policy...
    • For now assuming semantic versioning: 0.2.0-a1

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

Policy Meeting

Chair: Michael Koster

Agenda:

28 February 2024

Chair: McCool (main call)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Koster

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Items

Notices (Information only)

(none)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

F2F Planning

  • Tentative: Second week of June?
  • Plugfest?
  • Open Day?
  • Focus on use cases and requirements?
Resources
  • TD
    • Redirections updated
    • Versioning Discussion is done asynchronously
  • Discovery
    • Rendering updated
    • Draft
    • Still need version policy...
    • For now assuming semantic versioning: 0.2.0-a1

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

21 February 2024

Chair: McCool (main call)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Luca

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Updates

Notices (Information only)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

IG Charter Renewal

Resources
  • TD
    • Redirection Settings need to be updated: Kaz is on it.
    • Versioning Discussion is done asynchronously
  • Discovery
    • Updated scripts to render HTML from corresponding TTL
    • However need to make changes to the TTL... missing ranges, comments, etc.
    • Also how to record change logs, URL policy
    • Need to worry about versioning sooner rather than later
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot-discovery/pull/535
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1166
      • What process can we use to come up with a concrete policy here?
        • Proposal 1: Discuss in policy meeting Wed Feb 7 in slot after main call ("policy session")
        • Proposal 2: Discuss during Binding/TD slot on Thurs Feb 8
        • What pre-work needs to be done? Use of github, URL schemes, etc.
        • How much time do we need to discuss? 30m?
        • What are the steps? Brainstorming, research, requirements, draft policy...

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

Policy Dicussion

Remaining time in hour. McCool to chair.

Agenda TBD.

14 February 2024

No main call due to holidays.

7 February 2024

Note: Discussing the IG charter and (if time) policy (1h) after the main call.

Chair: Sebastian (main call) / Koster/McCool (IG charter/policy)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Ege/McCool

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Quick Updates

Notices (Information only)

Meetups (Information only)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

Resources
  • TD
    • Still need to render HTML for TM
    • Some changes to TM TTL needed - how to handle versioning?
      • Need a policy for resource versioning and how to handle updates
      • Ege: TD TF has decided to make one change since the current TTL is not used anywhere (and cannot be really used). Any further update should be versioned
  • Discovery
    • Updated scripts to render HTML from corresponding TTL
    • However need to make changes to the TTL... missing ranges, comments, etc.
    • Also how to record change logs, URL policy
    • Need to worry about versioning sooner rather than later
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot-discovery/pull/535
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1166
      • What process can we use to come up with a concrete policy here?
        • Proposal 1: Discuss in policy meeting Wed Feb 7 in slot after main call ("policy session")
        • Proposal 2: Discuss during Binding/TD slot on Thurs Feb 8
        • What pre-work needs to be done? Use of github, URL schemes, etc.
        • How much time do we need to discuss? 30m?
        • What are the steps? Brainstorming, research, requirements, draft policy...

Other Topics

TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

IG Charter Discussion

  • 30m-1h meeting immediately after main call
    • Remaining time to be used for IG charter and policy discussion
  • Koster/McCool to chair this part
  • Regrets:
Review outstanding PRs
Review outstanding Issues
  • Check the remaining IG charter issues
  • Check the latest Policy issues
Resources
Notes
  • Have a 3mo extension - to March 31
  • So need to finish by start of Feb to get through reviews in time.

Policy Dicussion

Remaining time in hour. McCool to chair.

Agenda TBD.

31 January 2024

Note: Discussing the IG charter (1h) after the main call.

Chair: McCool (main call) / Koster (IG charter)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Kaz

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Notices (Information only)

  • any?

Quick Updates

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

Resources
  • TD
    • Still need to render HTML for TM
    • Some changes to TM TTL needed - how to handle versioning?
      • Need a policy for resource versioning and how to handle updates
      • Ege: TD TF has decided to make one change since the current TTL is not used anywhere (and cannot be really used). Any further update should be versioned
  • Discovery
    • Updated scripts to render HTML from corresponding TTL
    • However need to make changes to the TTL... missing ranges, comments, etc.
    • Also how to record change logs, URL policy
    • Need to worry about versioning sooner rather than later
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot-discovery/pull/535
      • https://github.com/w3c/wot/issues/1166
      • What process can we use to come up with a concrete policy here?
        • Proposal 1: Discuss in policy meeting Wed Feb 7 in slot after main call ("policy session")
        • Proposal 2: Discuss during Binding/TD slot on Thurs Feb 8
        • What pre-work needs to be done? Use of github, URL schemes, etc.
        • How much time do we need to discuss? 30m?
        • What are the steps? Brainstorming, research, requirements, draft policy...

Other Topics

Meetups (Information only)
Liaisons and Collaborations
Action Items
TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

IG Charter Discussion

  • 1h meeting immediately after main call
  • Koster to chair this part
  • Regrets:
Review outstanding PRs
Remaining changes needed
  • Review the issue list and close
Resources
Notes
  • Have a 3mo extension - to March 31
  • So need to finish by start of Feb to get through reviews in time.

24 January 2024

Note: Discussing the WG planning (1h) after the main call.

Chair: Koster (main call) / Sebastian (WG planning)

Regrets: any?

Scribe: Mahda,

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Notices (Information only)

  • any?

Quick Updates

  • Archival
    • Proposal: Move "Action Items" and "Collaborations" to a sub-page - McCool's action :)

Meeting Schedule Changes

Publication schedule

Publications

(done)

Resources
  • TD
    • Still need to render HTML for TM
    • Some changes to TM TTL needed - how to handle versioning?
      • Need a policy for resource versioning and how to handle updates
      • Ege: TD TF has decided to make one change since the current TTL is not used anywhere (and cannot be really used). Any further update should be versioned
  • Discovery

Other Topics

Meetups (Information only)
  • WoT CG
  • WoT JP CG
  • Nordic Smart Cities and WoT CG
    • No updates
  • Other
    • Global Summit for Node.js - February 21 - Ege Korkan and Cristiano Aguzzi will talk about WoT and node-wot . See here (Cristiano will be added soon)
    • HiveMQ Community Event - March 26 - Ege Korkan will talk about how WoT can be used in MQTT scenarios. A link will be provided later on.
Liaisons
  • W3C
  • ISO
  • OPC UA
    • Discussion of OPC UA Binding
    • Will be developed by OPC UA WG, registered in WoT Binding registry
    • OPC UA is currently reviewing draft of spec for consuming TDs (onboarding)
    • Next: specification for producing TDs (exposing)
Collaborations
Action Items
TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

WG Planning

wot Issues around WG planning

IG Charter Discussion

Review outstanding PRs
Remaining changes needed
  • Review the issue list and close
Notes
  • Have a 3mo extension - to March 31
  • So need to finish by start of Feb to get through reviews in time.

17 January 2024

Note: Discussing the IG charter (1h) after the main call.

Chair: McCool (main call)/Koster (IG Charter)

Regrets: Ezell

Scribe: Luca/Sebastian

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Notices (Information only)

Quick Updates

  • Archival
    • Proposal: Move "Action Items" and "Collaborations" to a sub-page

Meeting Schedule Changes

Rescheduled Meetings

WG Planning

Publications

(done)

Resources
  • TD
    • Still need to render HTML for TM
    • Some changes to TM TTL needed - how to handle versioning?
      • Need a policy for resource versioning and how to handle updates
      • Ege: TD TF has decided to make one change since the current TTL is not used anywhere (and cannot be really used). Any further update should be versioned
  • Discovery

Other Topics

Meetups (Information only)
Liaisons
  • W3C
  • ISO
  • OPC UA
    • Discussion of OPC UA Binding
    • Will be developed by OPC UA WG, registered in WoT Binding registry
    • OPC UA is currently reviewing draft of spec for consuming TDs (onboarding)
    • Next: specification for producing TDs (exposing)
Collaborations
Action Items
TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

IG Charter Discussion

Review outstanding PRs
Remaining changes needed
  • Review the issue list and close
Notes
  • Have a 3mo extension - to March 31
  • So need to finish by start of Feb to get through reviews in time.

10 January 2024

Note: 1h meeting. We probably want to consider discussing the IG charter after the main call next week (Jan 17).

Chair: Sebastian

Regrets:

Scribe: McCool

Main Call Topics

Guests, New Members, and Invited Experts

Minutes

Notices (Information only)

Quick Updates

  • End-of-year Archival
    • McCool has archived meeting agendas for /2023
    • Also archived "master to main" renaming instructions

Meeting Schedule Changes

Rescheduled Meetings

Planning for New WG Charter Period

Publications

(done)

Resources
  • TD
    • Still need to render HTML for TM
    • Some changes to TM TTL needed - how to handle versioning?
      • Need a policy for resource versioning and how to handle updates
      • Ege: TD TF has decided to make one change since the current TTL is not used anywhere (and cannot be really used). Any further update should be versioned
  • Discovery

Other Topics

Meetups (Information only)
  • WoT CG
  • WoT JP CG
    • Planning an event on "Security"
    • Still being organized...
    • thinking of having regular, small seminars
    • Possible Digital Twins meetup topic; postponed (Kaz)
  • Nordic Smart Cities and WoT CG
    • Next meeting TBD in January 2024
Liaisons
  • W3C
  • ISO
  • OPC UA
    • Discussion of OPC UA Binding
    • Will be developed by OPC UA WG, registered in WoT Binding registry
    • OPC UA is currently reviewing draft of spec for consuming TDs (onboarding)
    • Next: specification for producing TDs (exposing)
Collaborations
Action Items
TF Reports
AOB?

For main call topics.

Ongoing Items

Past Content