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Subject: Re: [regrep] [ebXML Registry and Fine-Grained Registration][Fwd: .govXML Registry Services]

Did we do that again???? :)

Duane Nickull wrote:
> I just submitted a registry briefing on using CCTS within a registry for
> eGov.
> Duane
> Carl Mattocks wrote:
> >which is pretty much the topic of ...
> >the XMXL 2004 presentation title I just submitted 'Guidelines for
> >e-Government Service Schema Component Management using an ebXML Registry /
> >Repository'
> >
> >The objective of this presentation is to provide guidelines on how the
> >standards being developed by the OASIS ebXML Registry and Context Assembly
> >Mechanism Technical Committees can help meet the needs of e-Government
> >Service providers. The primary focus of the guidelines is to support a
> >usage scenario that includes  ¡V
> >h Registration and storage of  e-Government Service Metadata (EGSM)
> >artifacts
> >h Registration and storage of  Schema Components used in many distinct
> >Schemas
> >h Storage of the knowledge embedded in a registered Data Dictionary
> >h Use of Data Dictionary items when managing schema components
> >h Use of Registry / Repository ¡¥Context Declaration¡¦ when managing
> >schemas employing UN/CEFACT Core Components
> >h Use of CAM (Context Assembly Mechanism) for binding structural,
> >contextual and referential information to schema components
> >h Classification of EGSM, Data Dictionary Items, Schema Components,
> >Context Declarations and Context Assembly Mechanism to facilitate
> >discovery and deployment
> >In particular, the scope of this guideline includes:
> >h Many objects are defined by data type (Anonymous data types are not used)
> >h Namespaces are defined for certain types of content
> >h Messages are defined as XML Schemas
> >
> >Further that Schema component life cycle management employs the W3C XML
> >Schema recommendation that includes:
> >h registering proposed schema components as drafts;
> >h reviewing proposed schema components;
> >h registering approved schema components;
> >h assembling complete schemas from components; and
> >h managing the lifecycle of the components and schemas.
> >
> >In terms of publishing content the ebXML Registry / Repository
> >specification supports:
> >h publishing to a central registry / repository; or
> >h publishing to a federation of many individually many registry /
> >repository facilities.
> >
> >The audience will be shown the characteristics of a classification
> >structure supporting the discovery and deployment of schema components in
> >a target namespace relating to the project for which the schema is being
> >developed. Wherein, the stages of discovery & deployment activities
> >include:
> >h search for suitable components
> >h develop new components
> >h develop the structure of the new schema centric documents/messages
> >h register the new schema components and documents/messages
> >h notify users of new versions of components that they are using
> >h identify users of obsolescent components
> >h remove obsolete components
> >
> >Understanding that the UN/CEFACT Core Components Technical Specification
> >version 2.0 contains a logical data model for a core component - the
> >presentation participants will learn that the terminology used for the
> >Core Components working group¡¦s BIE is synonymous a Data Dictionary
> >Element. The key difference being that UN/CEFACT CCWG Core Component is
> >envisioned as a global set of business collaborations vs. the typical
> >local Data Dictionary has been scoped solely for a particular domain.
> >
> >Attendees will also learn how the Context Assembly Mechanism employs
> >templates to bind structural, contextual and referential information to
> >schema components. Wherein using CAM <context condition=¡¨XPath
> >expression¡¨/> allows for dynamic assignments of context to a Schema
> >Component instance , such as, assigning additional properties to message
> >when it is routed via a ¡¥Reliable Messaging System ¡¥.
> >
> >
> >
> ><quote who="Chiusano Joseph">
> >
> >
> >>On the topic of "fine-grained" registration (elements/attributes/data
> >>types/namespace identifiers) which I note that we are moving closer to
> >>with our SCM efforts:
> >>
> >>The e-mail below came to me (and other individuals) from a US federal
> >>government person whose primary job involves XML (I have removed their
> >>identity to respect their privacy). The points that this individual
> >>makes regarding data elements and "the registry" (that is, a federal
> >>government registry or series of registries) echo the urgency of
> >>accomodating this functionality in our architecture.
> >>
> >>Thanks,
> >>Joe
> >>
> >>-------- Original Message --------
> >>Subject: .gov XML Registry Services
> >>Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 09:07:46 -0400
> >>From: REMOVED
> >>
> >>[snip]
> >>
> >>Other points I'd like to make include:
> >>
> >>1) The registry should become the actionable embodiment of the FEA DRM.
> >>That is: a) the elements and controlled vocabulary specified in the DRM
> >>should be represented in XML, to facilitate referencing and reuse; and
> >>b)
> >>those representations should be made available in the XML registry for
> >>ease
> >>of discovery, access, and use.
> >>
> >>It is now far harder than it should be for folks to discover and reuse
> >>data
> >>elements, not to mention actual instances of data.  So they are often
> >>left
> >>with no practical choice but to reinvent the data elements they need to
> >>conduct business they are required to carry out.  The XML registry will
> >>help to overcome that problem.  It is a basic, enabling component of the
> >>worldwide information infrastructure.  It is also essential to the
> >>efficient and effective implementation of *all* of the eGov initiatives,
> >>particularly those that involve the collection of highly structured
> >>(forms-based) data.
> >>
> >>[snip]
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> --
> Senior Standards Strategist
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://www.adobe.com

Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

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