The OASIS Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) TC  members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:
Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) Test Assertions Version 1.1
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
12 February 2014
With the release we are testing a convenience option for submitting comments to the Technical Committee. Please see the details under ‘Public Review Period’ below.
The specification defines the Test Assertions for version 1.1 of the OASIS Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) specification. Test Assertions are testable or measurable expressions related to normative statements in a specification for evaluating if an implementation (or part of it) conforms to this specification. These Test Assertions are intended to be used for defining precisely the conditions required by a CAMP implementation in order to conform. They support the testing activity by acting as a bridge between the normative statements in the specification and the executable test cases that are parts of a conformance test suite.
The OASIS CAMP TC advances an interoperable protocol that cloud implementers can use to package and deploy their applications. CAMP defines interfaces for self-service provisioning, monitoring, and control. Based on REST, CAMP is expected to foster an ecosystem of common tools, plugins, libraries and frameworks, which will allow vendors to offer greater value-add.
Common CAMP use cases include:
- moving on-premise applications to the cloud (private or public)
- redeploying applications across cloud platforms from multiple vendors
Public Review Period:
The public review starts 03 March 2014 at 00:00 GMT and ends 02 April 2014 at 23:59 GMT.
This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.
With this public review, we are testing a new convenience feature for sending comments to the Technical Committee. The file http://docs.oasis-open.org/camp/camp-ta/v1.1/csprd01/camp-ta-v1.1-csprd01-COMMENT-TAGS.html
contains the HTML version of the draft with a “[comment?]” link next to each section heading. Clicking on this link will launch your email application and begin a message to the firstname.lastname@example.org
with the specific section number and title in the subject line. (For example, “Public review comment for camp-ta-v1.1-csprd01: 2.3 Anatomy of a Test Assertion.”) Simply enter your comment and click send.
Note that the Table of Contents doesn’t work in this version. That is one of the items we need fix before making this more broadly available. Please feel free to let us know if you find this feature helpful. We plan to refine it and make it a part of our normal public review process.
The prose specification document and related files are available here:
ZIP distribution file (complete):
For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP file here:
Additional information about the specification and the CAMP TC can be found at the TC's public home page:
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, or directly at:
Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:
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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.
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