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30-day Public Review for Production Planning and Scheduling V1.0

The OASIS Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) TC [1] members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:

Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
02 June 2011

Specification Overview:

This specification entitled “Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) Version 1.0” contains 1) core elements for specification of planning and scheduling problems, 2) description rules of transaction messages for XML document exchange, and 3) profile representation schema for definitions of semantic information among different application systems.

The purpose of the OASIS Production Planning and Scheduling TC is to develop common object models and representation / exchange rules as well as corresponding XML schemas for production planning and scheduling software, which can communicate with each other in order to establish collaborative planning and scheduling on manufacturing industries.

Public Review Period:

The public review starts tomorrow, 1 August 2011 and ends 31 August 2011.

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.

The prose specification document and related files are available here:

PDF (Authoritative):

Editable Source:


XML schemas:

ZIP distribution file (complete):

For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP file here:

Additional information about the specification and the OASIS Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) TC may be found at the TC’s public home page:

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be located via the button labeled “Send A Comment” at the top of the TC public home, or directly at:

Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:

All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review of OASIS Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) Version 1.0 , we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [2] applicable especially [3] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member’s patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification. OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC’s work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS) TC


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