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Subject: [office] OpenDocument TC Meeting Minutes 21-Mar-05

MARCH, THE 21st, 2005, 3PM GMT – 4PM GMT

Michael Brauer <michael.brauer@sun.com>, Sun Microsystems
Lars Oppermann <lars.oppermann@sun.com>, Sun Microsystems
Gary Edwards <garyedwards@yahoo.com>
David Faure <faure@kde.org>
Nathaniel Borenstein <nborenst@us.ibm.com>, IBM

Mary McRae, Carol Geyer, Andy Moir

Acceptance of Minutes of March, the 14th meeting
- The attending TC members unanimously accepted the minutes.

Action Items
Lars: clarify mimetype registration with OASIS staff contact
    - in progress
Michael: Collection of certifications
    - done
Michael: Submission of spec
    - done

Staus of OpenDocuemnt spec.
Submitted to OASIS for approval as an OASIS Standard

Information from OASIS staff
Press release:
- OASIS will prepare a press release which is to be released after a 
successful vote on the specification as an OASIS standard.
- sponsor members will be included in the press release
- any sponsor member can be quoted in the release
- release will be visible on PR list
- TC chair can add quote
- OASIS will try to get analyst quote

What else...
- TC members can speak at conferences about the TC work on behalf of 
OASIS (but are of course free to speak for themselves/for their 
companies) (same for articles)
- OASIS encourages to organize interop demos at conferences, tradeshows, 
etc... and will support those
- organizing 'webinars' to reach a broader audience is also an option

- a submission of the standard to ISO would be done by OASIS upon 
request from the TC, Jamie Clark would be the OASIS staff person to talk to

OASIS symposium
- the TC should present the work at the upcoming OASIS symposium in New 

TC Discussion
We have identified the following options, which we could persue with 
regard to conformance/compliance testing(/certification). Everyone 
should posts their options regarding those options to the mailing list...
1. Use the OASIS model
2. Let the OpenSource communities handle compliance
3. Form a sub-committee to handle compliance (and other marketing 
related issues)
4. conformance specified by this TC
5. do nothing

New action items
All: post optionons on conformance

Next conference call
There will be no call March-28th (Easter Monday)
Next call will be April-4th

Lars Oppermann

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