I very much agree with Dan. Having existing SIGs cooperate is a welcome
development. If there is a way the Board can facilitate that
cooperation, let us know.
Daniel O'Donnell wrote:
> Speaking for myself, I think this kind of cooperation is also a really
> interesting way of watching the SIGs develop. Susan Schreibman (the SIG
> coordinator) and Laurent Romary (the council chair) may (or may not)
> have additional or other opinions, but it seems to me that this is a
> very intelligent way to handle the bits that spring up between the
> On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 21:28 +0100, Øyvind Eide wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 10:28:03AM +0100, Torsten Schassan wrote:
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>>> Dear Arianna,
>>>>> Additionally we felt that another topic raised regularily in the
>>>>> meeting, the need to extend TEI towards semantic reference models,
>>>>> especially CIDOC CRM respectively FRBRoo, is closely connected to this.
>>>>> Whether this issue should be added to the work load of a
>>>>> SIG-to-be-established would be open to discussion.
>>>> The SIG ontologies is working on the former (mapping TEI to CIDOC-CRM
>>>> and viceversa and providing recommendations on how to integrate the
>>>> two). FRBR was also a possible focus of this SIG, but I don't know
>>>> whether it is realistic to deal with that at this stage.
>>> yes you are right, this would be heavy workload. But still, if we want
>>> to integrate information about printed books we will immediately face
>>> the problems of defining which FRBR entity we are adressing. Thus I
>>> thought it would be helpful to consider this from the start.
>> I think that in this case, a cooperation between SIGs may be the best
>> way forward. As Christian-Emil said, we have results from the work in
>> the Ontologies SIG as well as in the CIDOC-FRBR cooperation that will
>> give any work towards closer connection between TEI and FRBR a flying
>> We in the Ontologies SIG is very grateful for anybody working in the
>> same direction as us :-)
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