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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [VOTE] Graduate Apache Any23 from the Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:14:26 GMT
On 16 August 2012 18:55, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
<chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> Hey Sebb,
>
> On Aug 16, 2012, at 10:47 AM, sebb wrote:
>
>>>>>  X. Establish the Apache Any23 Project
>>>>>
>>>>>     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.
>>>>>
>>>>>     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>>>>>     Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Any23 Project",
>>>>>     be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>>>>>     Foundation; and be it further
>>>>>
>>>>>     RESOLVED, that the Apache Any23 Project be and hereby is
>>>>>     responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>>>>     related to the automatic crawling, parsing and analyzing of data
>>>>>     to produce RDF and be it further
>>>>
>>>> "RDF" on its own seems a little cryptic; perhaps needs expansion.
>>>
>>> s/RDF/W3C's Resource Description Framework/ ?
>>
>> That would help define RDF, but that was not my prime concern.
>>
>> The web-page suggests that Any23 can do more than create RDF files:
>>
>> "As a command-line tool for extracting and converting between the
>> supported formats."
>>
>> I think that would be outside the scope as defined above.
>
> How about:
>
> related to automatic crawling, parsing, analyzing, producing, and converting RDF
> data?
>
> Sound better?

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.

> Cheers,
> Chris
>
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