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Chair: Ann Bassetti
Scribe: Volunteer, or first available from Scribes list 
Regrets: Larry Hawes


Chair to start the meeting by typing on irc:

trackbot, start meeting

Trackbot should already be on the channel but if for some reason it is not call it with the following command:

/invite trackbot

Zakim won't know what meeting it is. Just ignore it. Pick a scribe from the list or ask Zakim to pick one up with the following command:

Zakim, pick a victim

Unfortunately Zakim has no idea who's scribed before so you may have to ask several times before getting an acceptable answer...

Then type:

scribe: xxx

Also, with WebEx, Zakim doesn't know who is on the call so, as people join they should record their attendance with the command: present+ <nickname>

For additional info, see the Zakim documentation page.



  • Participation is limited to members

Approval of Minutes of 27 May 2015 Telecon

AnnB: one correction to the minutes should be that Guangyuan Piao and Amy Guy were also at the F2F meeting (along with Ann, elf, and Harry -- as noted in the minutes).

New Teleconference Meeting time

  • Wednesdays at 15:00 UTC

which is equivalent to:

  • Central Europe: 17:00
  • England, Scotland, Ireland: 16:00
  • Eastern USA: 11:00
  • Central USA: 10:00
  • Pacific USA: 8:00

How to connect to telecon

  1. Connect to IRC on #socialig channel (irc://
  2. Dial W3C's main number 1-617-761-6200 , with passcode 76244#

NOTE: We will soon move to using WebEx for the audio portion of meeting. Awaiting instructions.

Next Telecon

Next face 2 face

  • At W3C Technical Plenary, October 29-30, 2015, Sapporo, Japan

Tracker and IRC

IRC PROPOSAL: Everyone (both WG and IG members) 'hang out' in #social for daily discussions. Scribe IG meeting minutes in #socialig.

Use Case TF

GitHub Tutorial?

  • Did anyone find a GitHub tutorial that was useful?
  • AnnB looked at the following. (Note, I cannot install "git" on my work computer. But I found these overviews instructive for background, along with the GitHub info.)

Vocabulary TF

  • Status on vocabularies?

From earlier agenda:

Social IG Open Issues on GitHub still active?

In the Social IG GitHub repository (, there are 9 open issues ( All opened by elf, but a couple of them have some comments.

Elf, are these issues still open? Are they your personal "to-do's", or for the whole group? What are next steps for these?

Future of IG?

General discussion about goals for IG. What should be the most important contributions of this group? What are IG members empassioned to work on?

New business?

  • Does anyone have new business to introduce?

Next week's agenda

  • What should be on the agenda for next week's meeting?


Chair to close the meeting with the following command:

trackbot, end meeting

If you forget, trackbot will close the meeting for you when the activity dies down.


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