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Subject: RE: [bdxr-comment] Invitation to comment on Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) Version 2.0 - ends March 12th

Dear OASIS BDXR team,


In addition to our comments below, we would like to point out one more item.


In 'Fig 1: Participant lookup with Service Metadata', the second arrow mentions 'Resolves to the fully qualified URL of the SMP', while actually in the NAPTR case, the response is a regular _expression_ that can be used by the client to construct the fully qualified URL of the SMP.


We are mentioning this as in our conversations with other users, we noticed that some were not expecting that a client still needed to take the additional step of parsing the DNS response.


Kind regards,




Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:21 AM
To: 'bdxr-comment@lists.oasis-open.org'
Subject: RE: [bdxr-comment] Invitation to comment on Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) Version 2.0 - ends March 12th


Dear OASIS BDXR team,


In the context of this review cycle, please find the comments we have made last month in attachment to this mail.


Kind regards,




From: bdxr-comment@lists.oasis-open.org [mailto:bdxr-comment@lists.oasis-open.org] On Behalf Of Paul Knight
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:59 PM
To: tc-announce@lists.oasis-open.org; members@lists.oasis-open.org; bdxr@lists.oasis-open.org; bdxr-comment@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: [bdxr-comment] Invitation to comment on Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) Version 2.0 - ends March 12th


OASIS members and other interested parties,


We are pleased to announce that Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) Version 2.0 from the BDXR TC [1] is now available for public review and comment. This is the second public review for SMP v2.0.


SMP v2.0 describes a protocol for publishing service metadata within a 4-corner network. In a 4-corner network, entities are exchanging business documents through intermediary gateway services (sometimes called Access Points).


To successfully send a business document in a 4-corner network, an entity must be able to discover critical metadata about the recipient (endpoint) of the business document, such as types of documents the endpoint is capable of receiving and methods of transport supported. The recipient makes this metadata available to other entities in the network through a Service Metadata Publisher service. This specification describes the request/response exchanges between a Service Metadata Publisher and a client wishing to discover endpoint information.


The documents and related files are available here:


Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) Version 2.0

Committee Specification Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02

30 January 2019


Editable source (Authoritative):




XML schemas and documentation:


For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the specification document and any related files in ZIP distribution files. You can download the ZIP file at:


How to Provide Feedback


OASIS and the OASIS Business Document Exchange (BDXR) TC value your feedback. We solicit input from developers, users and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.


The public review starts February 12 at 00:00 UTC and ends March 12, 2019 at 23:59 UTC.


This specification was previously submitted for public review [2]. This 30-day review is limited in scope to changes made from the previous review. Changes are highlighted in red-lined file included in the package [3].


Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be used by following the instructions on the TC's "Send A Comment" page (https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=bdxr).


Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:



All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [4] applicable especially [5] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member's patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification.


OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC's work.


Additional information about the specification and the BDXR TC can be found at the TC's public home page [1].


========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Business Document Exchange (BDXR) TC


[2]  Previous public review:

- 30-day public review, 25 July 2018:

  - Comment resolution log:


[3] Red-lined version:



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