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[PR] 60-day Candidate OASIS Standard Public Review for ebXML RegRep Version 4.0

Members of the OASIS ebXML Registry TC [1] have recently approved a Special Majority ballot to advance OASIS ebXML RegRep Version 4.0 to Candidate OASIS Standard (COS) [2]. The COS now enters a 60-day public review period in preparation for a member ballot to consider its approval as an OASIS Standard.

OASIS ebXML RegRep Version 4.0
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 September 2011

Specification Overview:
The OASIS ebXML RegRep Version 4.0 specification is a multi-part specification that may be used to implement interoperable registries and repositories. The complete specification is composed of:

* Part 0: Overview Document – provides a global overview and description of all the other parts
* Part 1: Registry Information Model (ebRIM) – specifies the types of metadata and content that can be stored in an ebXML RegRep
* Part 2: Services and Protocols (ebRS) – specifies the services and protocols for ebXML RegRep
* Part 3: XML Schema – specifies the XML Schema for ebXML RegRep
* Part 4: WSDL – specifies the WSDL interface descriptions for ebXML RegRep
* Part 5: XML Definitions – specifies the canonical XML data for ebXML RegRep as well as example XML documents used in the specification

Public Review Period:
The 60-day public review starts today, 24 October 2011 and ends 23 December 2011.

The specification was previously submitted for a 30-day public review on 15 June 2011 [3].

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:

* Part 0: Overview Document
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* Part 1: Registry Information Model (ebRIM)
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* Part 2: Services and Protocols (ebRS)
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* Part 3: XML Schema

* Part 4: WSDL

* Part 5: XML Definitions

Distribution ZIP files:

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 ebXML Registry 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 ebXML RegRep Version 4.0, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [4] applicable especially [5] 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.

[1] OASIS ebXML Registry Technical Committee

[2] COS ballot

CS ballot

[3] 30-day public review:


[5] RF on Limited Terms Mode IPR Mode