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Subject: Re: [office] how do we deal with metadata vocabularies?
Michael Brauer wrote: > Hi Bruce, > > Bruce D'Arcus wrote: ... >> What is the process by which we would contribute such a thing? Would >> it be the ontology document? The HTML spec document (automatically >> generated from the ontology)? Or both? > > Well, at best it would be what you would like to get added to the > specification. Hmm ... any suggestions? We've not really dealt yet with anything but fairly simple ontologies, and those haven't yet been integrated into the spec. > But I was not so much talking about the technical aspect of a > contribution, but the IPR aspect. Yes, I understand. That was part of my question as well. > So, in order to be usable by the TC, > we must get whatever we may consider to include into the specification > under the terms and conditions of the OASIS IPR policies > > http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php What does all this mean practically? How do I donate it? How do we deal with the fact there are two authors, one a TC and OASIS member, and one not? >> Also, I presume this would essentially be like a snapshot of it in >> time? E.g. we are free to evolve it independently if necessary? > > We may have to check this with someone from OASIS, but I think so. OK; this is an important question. Bruce