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Subject: SPML v2.0 Submitted for OASIS Standard
OASIS Members: The OASIS Provisioning Services Technical Committee has submitted the following specification set, which is an approved Committee Specification, to be considered as an OASIS Standard: Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v2.0 Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v2.0 - DSML v2.0 Profile Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v2.0 - XSD Profile The TC's submission is attached below. In accordance with the OASIS Technical Committee Process, the specification has already gone through a 60 day public review period: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/200510/msg00003.html OASIS members now have until the 15th of March to familiarize themselves with the submission below. OASIS members should give their input on this question to the voting representative of their organization. By the 16th of the month we will send out a Call For Vote to the voting representatives of the OASIS member organizations, who will have until the end of the month to cast their ballots on whether this Committee Specification should be approved as an OASIS Standard. The normative TC Process for approval of Committee Specifications as OASIS Standards is found at http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/process.php#3.4 Any statements related to the IPR of this specification are posted at: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/provision/ipr.php Mary Mary P McRae Manager of TC Administration, OASIS email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 603.232.9090 ----------------------- PS TC Submission for SPML 2.0 1. Links to the approved Committee Specification in the TC's document repository, and any appropriate supplemental documentation for the specification, both of which must be written using the OASIS templates. The specification may not have been changed between its approval as a Committee Specification and its submission to OASIS for consideration as an OASIS Standard, except for the changes on the title page and running footer noting the approval status and date SPML 2.0 Package - http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/16695/pstc-spml-2.0-cs-01.zip 2. The editable version of all files that are part of the Committee Specification; SPML 2.0 Package - http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/16695/pstc-spml-2.0-cs-01.zip 3. Certification by the TC that all schema and XML instances included in the specification, whether by inclusion or reference, including fragments of such, are well formed, and that all expressions are valid; The XML examples in the documents and the SPML 2.0 schema are well-formed. We have run all of the examples through an XML well-formedness checker. 4. A clear English-language summary of the specification; The specifications describe a mechanism for provisioning users, accounts, and services using SOAP web services. The specifications include the basic Service Provisioning Markup Language 2.0 specification as well as two profiles that define provisioning data models. One profile, the DSML Profile, defines a DSML v2 based provisioning data model. The other, the XSD Profile, defines an XSD based provisioning data model. 5. A statement regarding the relationship of this specification to similar work of other OASIS TCs or other standards developing organizations; This work builds upon, but does not attempt to duplicate, the work of Several standards efforts. Including: DSML v2 (OASIS Directory Services TC) SAML 1.1, 2.0 (OASIS SS TC) 6. Certification by at least three OASIS member organizations that they are successfully using the specification; Certifications have been received from the following companies. We are including URLs that point to the certification statements in the e-mail archive. BMC Software - http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/provision/200601/msg00001.html Tripod Technology Group - http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/provision/200601/msg00013.html Sun Microsystems - http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/provision/200601/msg00014.html 7. The beginning and ending dates of the public review(s), a pointer to the announcement of the public review(s), and a pointer to an account of each of the comments/issues raised during the public review period(s), along with its resolution; The Public Review began on 03 October 2005 and ended on 02 December 2005. Here is the announcement of the Public Review http://www.oasis-open.org/archives/members/200510/msg00003.html. The PS TC address all issues raised during the public review period. This is found at: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/16502/Comments%20from%20review%20period.doc. 8. An account of and results of the voting to approve the specification as a Committee Specification, including the date of the ballot and a pointer to the ballot; The Committee Specification Ballot was created on 26 Jan 2006 The results were 10=Yes (91%), 0=No, 0=Abstain The TC had 11 voting members The ballot is here: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=945. 9. 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 is the first attempt to standardize the SPML 2.0 specification. 10. A pointer to the publicly visible comments archive for the originating TC; http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/provision-comment/ 11. A pointer to any minority reports submitted by one or more Members who did not vote in favor of approving the Committee Specification, which report may include statements regarding why the member voted against the specification or that the member believes that Substantive Changes were made which have not gone through public review; or certification by the Chair that no minority reports exist. No such reports have been submitted.