Subject: Re: [ws-sx] WS-SX TC Minutes, Jan 25 2006
Hi Paul-- Just a minor correction: Paul Cotton wrote: > WS-SX TC Minutes, Jan 25 2006 >... > b) Moving the documents to Committee Draft, Eve Maler > Eve asked what criteria the TC was going to use to create a CD for the > SX specs. Eve explained she wanted to motivate people to review the > specs and raise issues. > > Tony noted that we don't yet have the charter finalized. Tony also said > IBM has quite a few issues to raise and thinks it is too early to go to > CD status. Tony said that he thinks that the TC needs time to review > the documents and does not want to create an appearance of "rubber > stamping". > > Heather Hinton suggested that we have an interop first before going to > CD. > Tony suggested doing an interop at the April F2F. > > Kelvin Lawrence explained that WSS had previously done interop before > going to CD. Is this what this TC wants to do? > > Marc Goodner agreed with Eve that the specs have been out for a long > time. He also suggested that having a CD as the basis of an interop is > a good idea. Marc volunteered to work on interop scenarios. > > ACTION 2005-01-25-02 Marc Goodner to work on an initial interop > scenarios document. Prateek Mishra also offered to help. > > Marc offered to do an initial draft for SC/Trust by Feb 15 and for > SecurityPolicy by the end of February. > > Rob Philpot suggested that there is a lower bar for CD's under the new > OASIS process. > > Tony Nadalin asked if Marc was volunteering to work on use cases. Marc > said no. Heather Hinton and Tony offered to provide a use cases > document. Prateek Mishra offered to help with both interop scenarios > and use cases. > > ACTION 2005-01-25-03 Heather Hinton and Tony Nadalin to work on an > initial use cases document. Prateek Mishra also offered to help. > > Heather offered to deliver use cases by the end of February although she > said they might be able to provided intermediate progress before that. > > Kelvin asked if the TC had a plan for when it could do an interop? Eve > said that the TC members would have to be informed by the interop > documents. > Eve said the interop event does not have to F2F. Tony note that > distributed testing is easier if the testing is more limited. > > Paul Cotton pointed out that Mar standards calendar is very busy and > scheduling an interop F2F in March will be very difficult. > > Eve Maler and Prateek Mishra were skeptical of being ready to do interop > at the April F2F meeting. I don't recall expressing this -- just that it's hard to assess my company's readiness until we see the scenarios intended to be tested. I was, however, skeptical of using the F2F for interop testing due to site scheduling resource constraints (which you touch on above), and pointed out that Internet-based testing could work nearly as well and have no such dependencies. > ACTION 2005-01-25-04 Tony Nadalin will look into the possibility of > hosting an interop event at the April F2F location > ... Thanks, Eve -- Eve Maler +1 425 947 4522 Technology Director eve.maler @ sun.com CTO Business Alliances group Sun Microsystems, Inc.