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Subject: RE: [ebxml-jc] Some new issues.

I would be happy to see discussions and recommendations(!) on these

Karl F. Best
OASIS - Director, Technical Operations
978.667.5115 x206
karl.best@oasis-open.org  http://www.oasis-open.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dale Moberg [mailto:dmoberg@cyclonecommerce.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 12:10 PM
> To: Karl F. Best; ebxml-jc@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: [ebxml-jc] Some new issues.
> I would like to add new issues to the
> working agenda:
> 1. The current TC approval process for
> specifications is extremely brittle with
> respect to the smallest editorial corrections.
> Even the slightest change-- adding a comma--
> apparently requires a new version, a
> new vote, a new request to Oasis for
> re-submission, and a 3 month delay.
> Might there not be an incremental
> amendment process for errata in
> specifications that avoids the
> incredible overhead and delay of the
> current process? Even a process to
> issue an errata sheet that did not
> overturn the existing votes would
> be better than what we have, IMO.
> 2. Oasis needs to identify how to
> register and maintain the enumerated
> constants, with pivotal fixed semantic
> values, that occur in its specifications.
> OSI/ISO/ITU had its OID system. Apparently
> Oasis has a URN system. That is fine, but
> the process whereby specifications can
> make use of this URN system is unclear.
> While this seems a small clerical matter,
> and it is, these little details can be crucial
> for actually having specifications that can
> be used interoperably. It is especially
> pivotal because it is a focal point for
> the growing tension between extensibility and interoperability
> and currently has no method for resolution or release.
> We need a standards body acupuncture treatment
> in the next few weeks IMO.
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