Ontolog Forum

OOR Team Meeting - Thu 2014.07.29

Topic: Regular Meeting of the OOR Team

Session Chairs: MichaelGruninger, Ken Baclawski

Conference Call Details

  • Date: Thursday, 29-Jul-2014
  • Start 7:00am PDT / 10:00am EDT / 4:00pm CEST / 3:00pm BST / 14:00 UTC
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As the ONTOLOG Community moves to the next phase, the OOR Team will also be moving to its next phase.

Agenda & Proceedings


  • Should the IAOA Ontology Registries and Repositories TC formally take over the OOR?
    • What will be the relationship between the two? Should they just be merged, or should OOR continue to have an existence within the TC?
  • What will happen to the OOR instances?
  • How should be hosted?
  • Schedule of future meetings
  • AOB


(to be written after the meeting)


  • Attended:

Chat Transcript