> I would like to suggest some policy mechanisms for getting commitment
> main points of our response. Ideally, we will simply reach rapid
> on issues; but if not, either we follow something like Robert's Rules of
> Order and hold a vote on a position, or some other policy mechanism. (01)
I agree with Bob that informal, colleagial processes and consensus
should be the norm in arriving at group dispositions for the community.
However, we (also) do have a documented community process - rather
formal, in fact - to fall back to. See:
(By the way, Jon Bosak, who drafted the original OASIS TC process,
developed a lot of that from the foundation of "Robert's Rules of Order".) (02)
Bob Smith wrote Mon, 10 Jan 2005 09:19:17 -0800: (04)
>Scott, did this resolve the issue?
>In either event, it might be useful to consider the options for coping
>effectively with a variety of complications as we prepare to send our
>Ontology message to Dr. Brailer's team on the 18th.
>Ideally, all future RFI's will be Requests for Domain Knowledge, and all
>future RFP's will be Requests for Upper and Domain Ontologies....
>Pragmatic considerations, however, indicate this ideal is a few cycles ahead
>of us. So our current intent is to make a strong case for an Ontology
>approach to the many issues confronting Dr. Brailer et al.
>I would like to suggest some policy mechanisms for getting commitment to the
>main points of our response. Ideally, we will simply reach rapid consensus
>on issues; but if not, either we follow something like Robert's Rules of
>Order and hold a vote on a position, or some other policy mechanism.
>Any suggestions or preferences should be presented prior to our session
>tomorrow, and consensus on policy processes achieved soon, or we could fail
>to submit any Ontology solution on time.
>714 536 1084
>[mailto:ontolog-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Denno
>Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 6:32 AM
>Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] Sigma and SUMO
>On Monday 10 January 2005 08:55, Holmes, Scott L. (SSS) wrote:
>>I guess this post is mostly for Adam Pease but I felt somebody else
>>might benefit from this.
>>I was at the Sigma open source project
>>https://sourceforge.net/projects/sigmakee/ and trying to follow along
>>with the instructions. I have Tomcat 5.5 installed. I have the JDK 1.5
>>installed and so far so good. I copied the sigma.war and Tomcat expanded
>>that. I can log in but Sigma tells me there's no Knowledgebase's which
>>is understandable because I'm clearly not done yet.
>>In looking over the Vampire folder on the CVS
>>http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/sigmakee/Vampire/ I'm wondering if
>>there is a better way to get a hold of all the files. I was using
>>Tortoise CVS to basically "check out" everything but I don't think I've
>>got access. Plus I thought I'd ask if there were any binaries available.
>It is possible, in fact typical, to checkout a directory and its content
>a single CVS command. While checking out Sigma you should have obtained the
>Vampire source as well.
>I have Linux binary only. If anyone wants it, I suppose I could put it in
>>The reason from going through this exercise is purely to learn more
>>about SUMO/KIF and Tomcat etc. Also, If it can get it all working, I'm
>>looking forward to reviewing all the information offline as I don't have
>>high speed access to the internet 24/7.
>>Thanks in advance for any insight.
Message Archives: http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/
Shared Files: http://ontolog.cim3.net/file/
Community Wiki: http://ontolog.cim3.net/wiki/
To Post: mailto:ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (06)