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Subject: RE: [emergency-msg] Hybrid Model?
Hi all, No, there's no requirement for a DOM. However, I would heed Rex's comments and that this new model may well lead to confusion. Regards, Mary > -----Original Message----- > From: Rex Brooks [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 8:30 AM > To: Renato Iannella; Emergency_Mgt_Msg_SC > Cc: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [emergency-msg] Hybrid Model? > > Hi Renato, > > Sorry, but we didn't come to a clear, yes-no conclusion on > the Hybrid. We still have to check to be sure that the > inclusion of a DOM per se, is not an OASIS requirement. I am > sure it isn't, but I am copying Mary McRae, our OASIS > Administrative contact, to confirm that. > > Once we have that confirmation, the only other item we have > to cover is to make very clear is that the Hybrid Model is > specifically not a DOM and is not intended for producing > program code such as a class library from an Class Diagram. > > I am not sure if that means we must say that it is > non-normative or only non-normative for any purpose other > than as an informational resource. > > The problem is that there is a possibility of confusion > because it could very easily be mistaken for a DOM and > because it could be used as a standard UML 2.0 model, it > could be used that way for application development. I would > like to use it that way myself, but I don't have the time to > test it to see what would actually happen if it were to be > used that way. > > However, as long as we make it clear that is not a DOM, we > take ourselves off the hook, except, of course, for the > inevitable questions that will arise during public comment > concerning why we did not produce a working DOM for the web > application programmers out there to use correctly. If we did > not have such a large community of developers using DOM-based > dynamic web scripts (or, to be correct, if we didn't have so > many non-programmers out there using wysiwyg tools that build > there own little DOMs as needed, it wouldn't be a problem, > but because we do, and AJAX is taking off, too, I suspect we > may well need to answer those kinds of questions. But we can > burn those bridges when we get to them ;-). > > As long as we are decisive, and I think we are, we should be fine. > > The next telecon hasn't been settled. We need to hear from > enough others that scheduling a Thursday evening meeting is > worth doing. We may be seeing some folks getting a bit of > fatigue, and that is difficult to overcome. > > Cheers, > Rex > > > At 4:33 PM +1000 8/28/06, Renato Iannella wrote: > >Hi all - I just wanted to check that the discussions at the last > >teleconf on the "hybrid" Reference Model was clear and came to a > >conclusion? > > > >Otherwise, the 16 tables will become a chore to continue to > edit if we > >don't make a decision now. > > > >Also, can we confirm that date of next teleconf? > > > >Cheers... Renato Iannella > >National ICT Australia (NICTA) > > > > > >------------------------------------------------------------- > ---------- > >--- This email and any attachments may be confidential. They may > >contain legally privileged information or copyright material. You > >should not read, copy, use or disclose them without > authorisation. If > >you are not an intended recipient, please contact us at once > by return > >email and then delete both messages. We do not accept liability in > >connection with computer virus, data corruption, delay, > interruption, > >unauthorised access or unauthorised amendment. This notice > should not > >be removed. > > > -- > Rex Brooks > President, CEO > Starbourne Communications Design > GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison > Berkeley, CA 94702 > Tel: 510-849-2309