Subject: Solution Deployment Descriptor v1.0 Submitted for OASIS Standard
OASIS Members: The OASIS Solution Deployment Descriptor (SDD) Technical Committee has submitted the following specification set, which is an approved Committee Specification, to be considered as an OASIS Standard: Solution Deployment Descriptor Specification 1.0 The text of the TC submission is appended. You now have until 15 August to familiarize yourself with the submission and provide input to your organization's voting representative. On 16 August, a Call For Vote will be issued to all Voting Representatives of OASIS member organizations. They will have until the last day of August, inclusive, to cast their ballots on whether this Committee Specification should be approved as an OASIS Standard or not. Members who wish to discuss this ballot may do so through firstname.lastname@example.org. In accordance with the OASIS Technical Committee Process, this Committee Specification has already completed the necessary 60-day public review period as noted in the submission below. The normative TC Process for approval of Committee Specifications as OASIS Standards is found at http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/process-2008-06-19.php#OASISstandard Any statements related to the IPR of this specification are posted at: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/sdd/ipr.php Your participation in the review and balloting process is greatly appreciated. Mary Mary P McRae Manager of TC Administration, OASIS email: email@example.com phone: 603.232.9090 ----------------------- OASIS SDD TC - OASIS Standard Submission (a) Links to the approved Committee Specification in the TC's document repository, and any appropriate supplemental documentation for the specification Editable Source (Microsoft Word) http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cs01/sdd-spec-v1.0-cs01.doc HTML: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cs01/sdd-spec-v1.0-cs01 PDF: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cs01/sdd-spec-v1.0-cs01.pdf Schemas: Common: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd04/FullSchema/cd04-common-1.0.xsd Deployment Descriptor: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd04/FullSchema/cd04-deploymentDescriptor-1. 0.xsd Package Descriptor: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd04/FullSchema/cd04-packageDescriptor-1.0.x sd In addition to the materials supplied for approval as an OASIS Standard, the following materials are provided for familiarization only: Supplemental documentation (non-normative): Primer: Editable source: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-primer-v1.0-cd01.doc PDF: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-primer-v1.0-cd01.pdf HTML: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-primer-v1.0-cd01.html Starter Profile: Editable source (with example schemas and XML document): http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-starter-profile-v1.0-cd01.doc PDF: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-starter-profile-v1.0-cd01.pdf HTML: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-starter-profile-v1.0-cd01.html Examples: http://docs.oasis-open.org/sdd/v1.0/cd01/sdd-examples-v1.0-cd01.zip (b) The editable version of all files that are part of the Committee Specification; See "editable source" links for item (a) (c) 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; TC so certifies. (d) A clear English-language summary of the specification; The Solution Deployment Descriptor (SDD) specification defines a standard, in the form of a schema for XML documents, called Solution Deployment Descriptors, or SDDs. SDDs define metadata that describes the packaging and deployment characteristics of resources that are relevant for their lifecycle management, including creation, configuration and maintenance. (e) A statement regarding the relationship of this specification to similar work of other OASIS TCs or other standards developing organizations; OASIS SCA-Assembly TC will consider use of SDD to accomplish a portion of their work (see item 1.c.14 of the SCA-Assembly charter at http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/sca-assembly/charter.php ) Global Grid Forum - Application Content Service has agreed to adopt the SDD PackageDescriptor (by reference) as their software packaging specification The SDD specification cites several normative and non-normative references of other standards, including IANA Character Sets, IETF UUID, ISO 639.2, ISO 3166, IETF RFC 2119, IETF RFC 3066, W3C XML Schema, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, W3C DSIG and DMTF CIM. Use and relationships of these other standards is described in the SDD specification. (f) The Statements of Use presented above; From CA, Inc: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/28543/CA%20Statement%20of%20Us e.doc http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/sdd/200806/msg00007.html From IBM Corporation: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/28554/IBM%20SDD%20Statement%20 of%20Use.doc http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/sdd/200806/msg00009.html From SAS Corporation: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/28546/sasstatementofuse.doc http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/sdd/200806/msg00008.html (g) 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; Public review start January 18, 2008; Public Review end March 18, 2008. Public review announcement: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/members/200801/msg00005.html Public review comments raised and resolution: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/27940/SDD-PRComments.doc (h) 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; Committee Specification Approval Ballot (Opened May 4, 2008; closed May 11, 2008): http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=1462 Results: 10 of 11 eligible voters voted; 10 votes "Yes"; 0 votes "No"; 0 votes "Abstain" (i) 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; Not applicable (no such earlier standardization attempts or votes) (j) A pointer to the publicly visible comments archive for the originating TC; http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/sdd-comment/ (k) A pointer to any minority reports delivered 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. Chair certifies that no minority reports exist.