Charter IG FAIR Digital Object Fabric

27 Sep 2021

Dear Members of the RDA IG Data Fabric,
We would like to change the name of our RDA IG Data Fabric to RDA IG FAIR Digital Object Fabric.
For that we have drafted a new charter. Please help us finalizing the charter.
The IG Data Fabric was originally founded in 2013 with the scope to harmonize and to orchestrate RDA’s core components for a data infrastructure. Over the years one of the group’s topics shifted more and more to the introduction and specification of FAIR Digital Objects as an overarching concept building up research data infrastructures.
The name of the IG Data Fabric is puzzling, confuses potential new RDA members, and promises a steep learning curve to the broad landscape of discussed topics . To address these issues and to focus the objectives, the members of the IG Data Fabric are proposing to change the name of the group to FAIR Digital Object Fabric.
Unfortunately, we cannot simply change the name and continue. We have to follow a certain process:
Refresh the charter and incorporate the name change
1 month community review
TAB and Council endorsement
Formally, we will create a new group with a new (blank and empty) mailing list.
We have drafted a proposal for a new charter IG FAIR Digital Object Fabric
Read, review, correct, extend, and comment the document
Add your name / role to the list of initial members
This internal review process has a duration of two weeks starting now. After October 11 we will close the commenting phase, revise the document, and send it to RDA to continue the formal process.
Thanks a lot! We are looking forward to your contributions.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)
Dr. Rainer Stotzka
Data Exploitation Methods
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
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