Technical Team/Minutes/2013-04-23

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  • Gary O’Neall
  • Bill Schineller
  • Kirsten Newcomer
  • Kate Stewart
  • Jack Manbeck
  • Michael Herzog
  • Marshall Clow


  • Review of changes to Model
  • 1.2 release

Review of model

  • Update model page to better reflect
  • Additional Usage enumeration for contrib library use case – “Optional”

Review of the plugfest results

  • 1.2 ideas
    • RDF is case sensitive
  • 2.0 ideas
    • Do we want to add a package home page (may different from the download location)? [Gary to add bug to Bugzilla]
  • Tools ideas
    • Compare utility – using file checksums instead of file names [Utility updated to normalize the file names which solves the problem in a different manner]
    • Update tag to RDF to be case insensitive on the tag values [Gary to add bug]
  • Usage convention
    • Version should generally not be in the name but in the version fields unless it is part of the formal names [Gary to add bug]
    • Originator/supplier/source info clarifications [Gary to add bug]
    • Download location – use of mirrors [Gary to add bug]
    • Concluded license conventions – use of conjunctive licenses even when the licenses may contradict (depending on interpretation) [Gary to add bug]
  • Legal Team
    • For concluded license – if incompatible licenses are found, should we state the licenses in the conjunctive form