Developing a standard for an ontology registry/repository
It's true that most of the debates have moved to ontolog forum,
but unlike ontolog forum, the IEEE is an officially designated
standards body. That is an important advantage.
The original goal of the SUO group was to develop a content
standard for an upper ontology. But the difficulty of reaching
any kind of consensus about content caused people to get
However, there does seem to be some indication that a consensus
about an ontology registry/repository might be more realistic.
Therefore, we could use the SUO mailing list as a basis for
developing an IEEE standard for a registry/repository.