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DCMI Usage Board - Meeting Agenda
Add-on to the draft DC Usage Board process document (Traugott):
**(5.2 or) 6 Communication, documentation**
6.1.1 For internal communication the UB uses the closed mailing list
The messages are archived and made available via a web-based browsing
and search interface at: http://lists.dublincore.org/?5
6.1.2 Public discussions of UB related issues should take place in the
appropriate lists like DC-GENERAL, DC-AC and the working group lists
and if necessary be cc:ed to the internal UB list.
6.1.3 The mails from the old dc-usage list should be archived in the DCMI
websites UB area (see below). The JISCMAIL dc-usage list which has not
been used this year should be subsequently closed:
Mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org
6.2.1 Important documents like UB membership, meeting agendas, meeting
minutes, proposals to the UB, voting or decision documents and results
(if not part of minutes) and similar are archived as separate documents
in an area of the DCMI web site devoted to the UB. It could be structured
similarily as a working group page with an issues, forums and resources
If necessary, an UB internal section can be password protected.
6.2.2 Historic documents relevant to the UB work, like voting proposals and
results from the first DC Qualifier voting are to be gathered and
archived at the same page (background).
6.2.3 Results of the UB work which take the form of official DCMI documents
(working drafts, proposed recommendations and recommendations) are made
available and archived at: http://www.dublincore.org/documents/ as all
the other similar documents.
This includes upcoming lists of acknowledged vocabulary and encoding
6.2.4 The UB page maintains links to upcoming external relevant metadata,
vocabulary and encoding scheme registries.