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Subject: Re: [tm-pubsubj] Proposal to change name of TC

I agree with this proposal

<quote who="Steve Pepper">
> I would like to propose that we change the name of this TC
> to "Published Subjects TC" in order to emphasise that our
> mission is by no means limited to Topic Maps.
> The current name, "Topic Maps Published Subjects TC", is
> likely to be off-putting to people in the Semantic Web
> community, and to those at OASIS involved in defining
> XML vocabularies, such as UBL.
> The concept of Published Subjects has nothing to do with
> Topic Maps per se (although the ideas were first developed
> in that community). It is time to broaden our reach and
> to try and attract new blood. Removing the Topic Maps
> bias in the name would be one place to start.
Carl Mattocks

co-Chair OASIS (ISO/TS 15000) ebXMLRegistry Semantic Content SC
co-Chair OASIS Business Centric Methodology TC
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