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Subject: [tc-announce] ebXML Messaging Committee Specification forconsideration as OASIS Standard

OASIS members:

The OASIS ebXML Messaging TC has submitted the Messaging Service
Specification V2.0, which is an approved Committee Specification, for
review and consideration for approval by OASIS members to become an
OASIS Standard. In accordance with Section 2 of the OASIS Technical
Process (see http://oasis-open.org/committees/process.shtml) OASIS
members have one calender quarter to review this submission then 30 days
for voting. The review will take place from 1 April to 30 June 2002, and
I will call for a vote on 1 July 2002; each OASIS member organization
will have a single vote on the ballot.

The OASIS TC has supplied the following required items for OASIS members
to review:

(a) a formal specification that is a valid member of its type

The plain language Specification may be found at:

The related XML Schema may be found at:

(b) appropriate documentation for the specification

The specification is self-documenting.

(c) a clear English-language summary of the specification

"The ebXML messaging service defines a robust and reliable protocol to
exchange information (normally but not exclusively XML messages) between
Businesses.  This is the second version of this specification with
improvements based on implementation experience."

(d) certification by at least three OASIS member organizations that they
are successfully using the specification

See the following mail messages:

Cyclone Commerce:
Sterling Commerce:

The OASIS IPR Policy requires that "Where any patents, patent
applications, or other proprietary rights are known, .... [and] Where
implementations are required before advancement of a specification, only
implementations that have, by statement of the implementors, taken
adequate steps to comply with any such rights, or claimed rights, shall
be considered for the purpose of showing the adequacy of the

The above companies have stated that they have complied with the IPR
associated with this specification.

Statements regarding licensing of SOAP, which is referred to by the
ebXML Messaging specification, are at

(e) an account of or pointer to votes and comments received in any
earlier attempts to standardize substantially the same specification,
together with the originating TC's response to each comment

This specification has not previously been submitted to OASIS
membership, so there are no previous votes or comments to respond to.

(f) a pointer to the publicly visible comments archive for the
originating TC

Discussions and comments can be found at
Minutes of meetings

(g) a statement from the chair of the TC certifying that all members of
the TC have been provided with a copy of the OASIS IPR policy.

From the TC chair: "Ian Jones certifies that members of the ebXML
Mesaging TC have been made aware of the OASIS IPR policy."

Karl F. Best
OASIS - Director, Technical Operations
+1 978.667.5115 x206
karl.best@oasis-open.org  http://www.oasis-open.org

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