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From Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernan...@salzburgresearch.at>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Commons RDF to join the Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:15:25 GMT
I guess, if there is no single aspect to discuss, we can move forward 
with an official vote, right?

On 05/02/15 08:49, Sergio Fernández wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I would like to propose Commons RDF, a small library providing a common
> API for RDF 1.1. The  current draft of the proposal is here:
>
>    http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CommonsRDF
>
> The main motivation behind this simple library is revise an historical
> incompatibility issue in the Java world. In particular, commons RDF aims
> to provide a type-safe, non-general API that covers RDF 1.1.
>
> The path for the project is clear. But in this phase Commons RDF has to
> focus on the API design, which actively involves developers of existing
> toolkits, so it is better to have a more focused community and
> infrastructure than the Commons Sandbox. Then we have come to the
> conclusion that incubation is probably the best path, and then gradually
> prepare the Commons RDF community for working within the larger Apache
> Commons community. Therefore we hope the possible conflict with the name
> of this podling would not been seen as a problem during incubation.
>
> We would gladly welcome additional volunteers to act as mentors on the
> project, as well as a champion, preferable someone with any relationship
> with the Apache Common community.
>
> Thanks!
> Andy, Peter, Stian, Reto and Sergio
>

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Sergio Fernández
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Knowledge and Media Technologies
Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
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