ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34N0505
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34
Information Technology --
Document Description and Processing Languages
|TITLE:||Recommendations of WG3|
|SOURCE:||Mr. Steve Pepper|
|ACTION:||For approval by SC34|
|DISTRIBUTION:||SC34 and Liaisons|
|REFER TO:||N0488r1 - 2004-04-02 - WG3 Meeting Notice - Amsterdam 2004-04-14/18|
Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat - Standards Council of Canada)
Crane Softwrights Ltd.
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Recommendations of April 2004 Meeting of WG3
1. ISO 18048 Topic Maps Query Language
WG3 thanks Robert Barta, Dmitry Bogachev, Lars Marius Garshol, and Rani Pinchuk for developing the query languages AsTMa?, TMPath, tolog, and Toma respectively, and for submitting solutions to the use cases in N449, collected together in N492.
WG3 accepts N502 as a summary of the WG consensus on the general form that TMQL should take and instructs the editors to prepare a Working Draft of TMQL on this basis. A Meeting of Editors will take place around August 2004 with a goal of completing a first working draft for submission to National Body comment by October 1st 2004.
2. ISO 19756 Topic Maps Constraint Language
WG3 appoints Dmitry Bogachev as co-editor of ISO 19756 Topic Maps Constraint Language and instructs the editors to prepare a complete Working Draft of TMCL for submission to National Body comment by October 1st 2004.
3. ISO 13250-1 Topic Maps -- Overview and Basic Concepts
WG3 instructs the editors of ISO 13250-1 to prepare and distribute a first Working Draft for consideration on the WG3 mailing list and at the next meeting of WG3.
4. ISO 13250-2 Topic Maps -- Data Model
WG3 approves N496 as the Editors' Disposition of Comments on N483 and instructs the editors to prepare a new draft of ISO 13250-2 and forward it to the SC34 secretariat for DIS ballot on or after July 1st 2004.
5. ISO 13250-3 Topic Maps -- XML Syntax
WG3 notes that ISO 13250-3 is currently under CD ballot, which ends on June 29 2004. The editors are instructed to respond to NB comments and prepare a new draft for consideration at the next WG3 meeting.
6. ISO 13250-4 Topic Maps -- Canonical XML Syntax
WG3 notes that ISO 13250-4 is currently under CD ballot, which ends on May 6 2004. The editor is instructed to respond to NB comments and prepare a new draft for consideration at the next WG3 meeting.
7. ISO 13250-5 Topic Maps -- Reference Model
WG3 will arrange a workshop devoted to the Reference Model in Montréal, Canada on July 31st and August 1st 2004 and invites contributions from interested parties before that date. WG3 instructs the editors to prepare a new draft of the TMRM based on the outcome of the workshop in time for consideration at the next WG3 meeting. The consensus in WG3 is that the TMRM should be ready to move to CD status at that time.
8. Next WG3 meeting
The next WG3 meeting will be held in conjunction with the SC34 plenary in Washington DC on November 12-13 and November 20-21 2004.
A TMQL editors' meeting is planned for August 2004 and will take place in Seoul, Korea. Those interested in taking part should contact the editors of TMQL as soon as possible in order to agree on suitable dates.
A Reference Model workshop will take place on July 31 and August 1 2004 in conjunction with the Extreme Markup conference in Montréal, Canada. For further details contact Patrick Durusau.
WG3 hopes to also arrange a TMCL editors' meeting in conjunction with the Extreme Markup conference. Further details will be circulated as soon as this has been confirmed. Those interested in taking part should contact the editors of TMCL as soon as possible.
9. ISO 15445 Hypertext Markup Language, Corr. 1
WG3 requests that ISO 15445 Corr. 1 be removed from the Program of Work since the text has now been incorporated into the main body of ISO 15445:2003.
10. ISO 13250 Topic Maps, Draft Technical Corrigendum
WG3 requests that ISO 13250 Topic Maps, Draft Technical Corrigendum be removed from the Program of Work since the text has now been incorporated into the main body of ISO 13250:2003.
WG3 thanks Helmer Wieringa and Reed Business Information for their extreme generosity in providing meeting facilities, refreshments and lunch for WG3 on April 14-16, and Aad Kamsteeg of Diderot Track for facilitating this arrangement.
WG3 thanks CSW and Ontopia for sponsoring the meeting room for WG3 on April 17.