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Subject: Re: [dita-adoption] Re: Minutes from TC meeting on 27 Feb 2012

Thanks, Chet, for the continuing information.

JoAnn T. Hackos, PhD
Comtech Services Inc.
710 Kipling Street, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80215

On 3/9/12 1:51 PM, "Chet Ensign" <chet.ensign@oasis-open.org> wrote:

>Gershon & all,
>I am working on the issues we identified in the call. Two of them I
>can put to bed for you now.
>1. You could not establish liaisons with other organizations
>I am not sure why that derailed earlier but should it come up again,
>the OASIS Liaison Policy allows any TC to set up a relationship with
>another working group or organization. You can do this yourselves. In
>general what works best is that the person chosen for liaison be a
>member of both organizations but whatever works out between you and
>other group is fine. All that is required is that the selection of the
>liaison be communicated to Laurent (an email suffices) and that you
>list the liaison on your TC web page. See "Liaisons to a Technical
>Committee or Member Section" in the "Liaison Policy" document
>(http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/liaison#tcliaison) for
>all details. This policy has been effect since May, 2009.
>2. You cannot get DITA documents translated because the translation
>has to be done by OASIS members
>This is not correct - you certainly can. OASIS has a translation
>policy document that spells what you need to do to translate a
>document. You can find it at
>There is nothing in the policy document that restricts translation
>activities to OASIS members only. In fact, in the Procedure section it
>states: "You may work alone or together with others in the XML
>community." For practical purposes, you can ignore the "XML" in the
>sentence - you can work with anyone who is willing to do the work. So
>long as you follow the notification and other requirements outlined in
>that document, you are free to work with whoever you want to get DITA
>documents translated.
>I am following up on the other questions & concerns. Since these could
>be closed I thought I would get them to you immediately.
>Let me know if you have any questions.
>On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Gershon Joseph <gerjosep@cisco.com>
>> Hi all,
>> Attached please find my summary of our meeting with Chet.
>> Our next TC meeting is on 12 March 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
>> Thanks everyone for your active participation at our special meeting.
>>Thanks again to Chet for his support in trying to help us function
>>effectively as an adoption committee.
>> Gershon
>Chet Ensign
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