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Subject: RE: [soa-rm] RA discussion and OASIS TC process

I'll also note that the definition of "use" is very flexible, in my


-----Original Message-----
From: Peter F Brown [mailto:peter@justbrown.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 7:39 AM
To: soa-rm@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: [soa-rm] RA discussion and OASIS TC process

The TC process states that for a Committee spec to be considered for
approval as an "OASIS standard", the TC shall provide, inter alia,
"Certification by at least three OASIS member organizations that they
are successfully using the specification"

Two questions therefore:

- do we want our spec to become an "OASIS Standard", or would we be
satisfied with just "Committee Specification" status?
- if we go for a standard, what would constitute successful use of the

Without prejudicing appropriately timed discussion on the first
question, I think we need to be clear of our answer as a TC to the
second before we venture into the area of RA.

I raise this question now, as I feel it has a bearing regarding any work
we start on RA in the near future and raises again the issue of
conformance/compatibility that we touched upon already in Vancouver: for
example, would the production of three RAs (and/or SOA Blueprints)
constitute proof of successful implementation? If not, what does?

I think we need to have a steer on this question when we discuss RA at
today's and subsequent meetings

Regards from sunny Vienna,


Peter F Brown
Chair, CEN eGovernment Focus Group
Senior Expert
eGovernment - Legal, Organisational and International Issues
Austrian Federal Chancellery
Co-Editor, OASIS SOA Reference Model

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