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Subject: OASIS News: 4 December 2006

4 December 2006

Welcome to OASIS News, a weekly update of announcements,
accomplishments, and activities for the international standards consortium.


Nominations for OASIS Special Board of Directors Election Closes Soon

The OASIS Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of John
Jackson of GM and authorized a Special Election to fill his seat, which
expires with the 2007 annual election in July. Interested nominees
should make special note of the deadlines and requirements of the
nomination process. The closing date for nominations is Wednesday, 6
Dec, 23:45 hrs, 11:45pm US EST (UTC -5).



Members Submit WebCGM as OASIS Standard

The OASIS CGM Open WebCGM Technical Committee has submitted the WebCGM
version 2.0 specification set, which is an approved Committee
Specification, to be considered as an OASIS Standard. WebCGM is a new
profile of the CGM standard (ISO/IEC 8632) that describes how CGM
vectors, raster, and hybrid graphics are to be used on the Web. On 16
December, a Call for Vote will be issued to all OASIS member



Committee Approves WS-Security Errata

OASIS Web Services Security (WSS) TC has approved a set of Errata
documents, WS-Security SOAP Message Security 1.1 Errata, X.509
Token Profile 1.1 Errata, Kerberos Token Profile 1.1 Errata, SAML Token
Profile 1.1 Errata, and SOAP With Attachments (SWA) Profile Errata. The
document set was submitted for public review and has been affirmed by
the TC per the OASIS TC Process. OASIS wishes to congratulate all
involved in bringing this work to culmination.



Review Content Assembly Mechanism Specification V1.1

The OASIS Content Assembly Mechanism TC has recently approved the OASIS
CAM Specification V1.1 specification as a Committee Draft and submitted
the package for public review. CAM is an open XML-based system for using
business rules to define, validate, and compose specific business
documents from generalized schema elements and structures. The public
review ends 30 January 2007.



Ongoing Public Reviews

Ends 12 Jan:
   WS-BusinessActivity v1.1

Ends 19 Jan:
   EDXL-HAVE v1.0


OASIS Published Subjects TC Closes

The OASIS Published Subjects TC has completed its work and is now
closed. OASIS wishes to thank the members and leadership of the TC for
their contributions and dedication to this effort. The work that the TC
produced during its tenure can be found at its public pages, and the TC
email archives will also remain permanently accessible.




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