Group Mailing list Archive

29 Jan 2016

P7 Joint Session Certification and Practical Policies

Biodiversity data repositories: Certification and practical policies

The Biodiversity Data Integration, Practical Policies and Certification RGA Groups are co-organising a joint session at the next RDA P7 in Tokyo.
The overarching goal of this joint session is to discuss and plan ahead on top of the outputs of the two technical groups (PP and Certification) and in relation to the needs of institutional and domain repositories for biodiversity data.

12 Feb 2015

Formal vote on documents

Two documents have been uploaded to the Practical Policy directory in the RDA File Repository.  Please vote on whether these documents should be submitted to the RDA.  The documents have been reviewed by PPWG members and suggested revisions have been made.

Once approved, we will work with Herman Steuhower to formally submit the documents as the final deliverable from the Practical Policy working group.  A discussion of the documents will be held at Plenary 5 in San Diego on Tuesday, March 10, at 9:00 AM.


Thank you,

Reagan Moore

08 Oct 2014

Is the ISO Reference Model for Open Distributed Processing on Enterprise Language relevant to PP work?

Has this group looked at the ISO Reference Model for Open Distributed Processing on Enterrpise Language.  It has some sophistication about complex and basic policy concepts. See

26 Sep 2014

Results Amsterdam Meeting

Dear Practical Policy Members,

Thanks a lot to all contributers and the fruitful discussions at our PP session at RDA plenary 4.

The results of our session has been uploaded to the RDA file depot:


We agreed to finalize our internal policy review until December 25, 2014.
The results will be included into the final PP documents.