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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [VOTE] Graduate Apache Any23 from the Apache Incubator
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:28:13 GMT
Hi Sebb,

On Aug 17, 2012, at 4:40 AM, sebb wrote:

> On 17 August 2012 11:53, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>     WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the
best
>>>>>>>>     interests of the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's
>>>>>>>>     purpose to establish a Project Management Committee charged
with
>>>>>>>>     the creation and maintenance of open-source software,
for
>>>>>>>>     distribution at no charge to the public, related to the
>>>>>>>> automatic crawling,
>>>>>>>>     parsing and analyzing of data to produce RDF.
>> 
>> 
>> Chris wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> How about:
>>>> 
>>>> related to automatic crawling, parsing, analyzing, producing, and
>>>> converting RDF
>>>> data?
>> 
>> 
>> Minor:
>> 
>> [[
>> related to automatic crawling, parsing, analyzing, producing, and converting
>> *of* RDF data
>> ]]
> 
> Suffers from the same problem that I mentioned before:
> 
> There's only one object - RDF data - for all the verbs.
> However crawling, parsing and analysing don't apply to RDF data (at
> least not exclusively).
> 
> The phrase needs to mention the other data that is involved.

Can you suggest an alternative? At this point we're just wordsmithing
and that's something I'd rather leave to the board to do. With some of
the project descriptions that have made it through the Incubator, to 
wordsmith Any23 like this is a bit over the top. 



> 
>>>> 
>> 
>>>> Sound better?
>> 
>> sebb wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> At first glance, with the previous version in mind, it seems better.
>>> But when re-read in isolation the phrase implies to me that only RDF
>>> data is involved.
>>> 
>>> ==
>>> 
>>> Not sure how well known RDF is as a TLA.
>>> For avoidance of doubt, perhaps put:
>>> 
>>> RDF (Resource Description Framework) data
>>> 
>>> where necessary.
>> 
>> 
>> +1 to "RDF (Resource Description Framework)"

+1 to using RDF (Resource Description Framework) as well.
I'll do a find/replace on that phrase, along with Andy's and
Sebb's comments. 

Cheers,
Chris

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