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Subject: Re: [office] Draft Charter for a OpenDocument/UOF Harmonization TC
Hello Michael, as I will be in Lyon on Monday, I just wanted to say that I do approve this new SC charter, so "+1". Best, Charles-H.Schulz. Michael Brauer - Sun Germany - ham02 - Hamburg a écrit : > Dear TC members, > > in our TC meeting on August, the 14th, we discussed the opportunity to > harmonize OpenDocument and the Chinese UOF file format, and the > possible options to do that. We in particular discussed the option to > create a subcommittee that works out recommendations on how to best > harmonize the two formats. Since the TC did like that idea, Robert an > myself took an action item to create a charter proposal for this. > > We have a charter proposal ready now. It is attached below, and I will > put a discussion of the proposal on the conference call agenda for > next Monday. > > Best regards > > Michael > > > Charter for a Subcommittee for Proposing the Harmonization of OASIS > OpenDocument Format (ODF) and the Working Group 7 of E-Government > Standards General Team's Specifications for Chinese Office File > Formats Based on XML (UOF) > > Statement of purpose > -------------------- > 1.To evaluate the OpenDocument 1.1 specification against the Chinese > linguistic, cultural, business, academic, government, technical and > similar requirements with special consideration given to how UOF meets > these requirements. > > 2.To propose other recommendations regarding what steps should be > taken for the purpose of harmonizing UOF and OpenDocument. > > Deliverables > ------------ > 1.A formal evaluation of the suitability of the OpenDocument file > format for the above requirements. > > 2.A list of additional capabilities and modifications OpenDocument > requires to support above requirements. > > 3.Recommendations regarding what further steps should be taken for the > purpose of harmonizing UOF and OpenDocument. > > Scope of work > ------------- > The subcommittee should limit its work to consideration of the two > specifications: ODF and UOF. The subcommittee may interpret > “harmonization” broadly to include a variety of approaches. > > Manner and schedule of work > --------------------------- > The work of the subcommittee will be primarily through a mailing list > set up by OASIS for subcommittee work. Access by the public will be > through an openly available mail list archive. > > Conference calls and meetings will be scheduled on a regular basis as > agreed by the sub committee after its formation. > > Manner and Schedule of the work, including working language and time > of meetings/conference calls, will be set by the Chair, provided that > following written items shall be provided to the TC in English: > > - the reports noted in the Deliverables section above > - Meeting minute summaries, > - Other communications to the OpenDocument TC from the Subcommittee > > > -- Charles-H.Schulz, Associé / Associate, Ars Aperta.