Joint Committee Minutes 12 December 2000
This page summarizes the telecon for the Joint US/EU
Committee on Agent Markup Languages
held from 1300 to 1330 PST on 12 December 2000.
These minutes were prepared by the chairman,
and were approved during the 19 December telecon.
This was a short telecon,
as many members had just returned home from our meeting in DC.
- Tim Berners-Lee
- Dan Connolly
- Mike Dean
- Frank van Harmelen
- Jeff Heflin
- Ian Horrocks
- Ora Lassila
- Deb McGuinness (joined late)
- Peter Patel-Schneider
- Lynn Andrea Stein (joined late)
Peter Patel-Schneider has tentatively accepted our invitation to join the committee.
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Frank noted that we had agreed that for DAML+OIL the 2 sets of formal semantics
will be treated as proposals, like the 2 presentation syntaxes.
Final approval of the minutes from
will be deferred until next week,
so that everyone has a chance to review them.
Several people reported on observations from the XML 2000 conference in DC.
Tim Berners-Lee gave the
Introducing Knowledge Technologies
RDF Inference Language
which is used on their
There were several exhibits related to
and the XTM 1.0 specification for interchanging Topic Maps using XML was
Various people have noted similarities between RDF and Topic Maps.
Ralph Swick from W3C spent several hours meeting with the TopicMap folks,
and will hopefully send a report to www-rdf-interest.
Dan Connolly is on the committee for the
conference to be held March 4-7 in Austin, TX.
Next week's meeting will focus on
concrete types, with formal proposals from Mike, Dan, and Peter/Ian.
ACTION: Dan Connolly to send out list of action items from DC meeting
ACTION: Mike Dean to establish public archived email list for the committee
Kelly Barber's raw notes
last week's minutes
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