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(PR) 15-day Public Review for Service Component Architecture SCA-J Common Annotations and APIs Specification Version 1.1

The OASIS Service Component Architecture / J (SCA-J) TC [1] members have produced an updated Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 15-day public review:

Service Component Architecture SCA-J Common Annotations and APIs Specification Version 1.1
Committee Specification Draft 06 / Public Review Draft 04
15 August 2011

Specification Overview:
The SCA-J Common Annotations and APIs specification defines a Java syntax for programming concepts defined in the SCA Assembly Model Specification. It specifies a set of APIs and annotations that can be used by Java-based artifacts described by other SCA specifications such as the POJO Component Implementation Specification [JAVA_CI].

Specifically, this specification covers:
1. Implementation metadata for specifying component services, references, and properties
2. A client and component API
3. Metadata for asynchronous services
4. Metadata for callbacks
5. Definitions of standard component implementation scopes
6. Java to WSDL and WSDL to Java mappings
7. Security policy annotations

Note that other Java-based SCA specifications can choose to implement their own mappings of assembly model concepts using native APIs and idioms when appropriate.

TC Description:
The SCA-J TC defines the Java ™ language binding for SCA components based on the SCA Assembly specification. The specifications include POJO/Spring client and implementation specification, a common annotations specification, an EJB binding specification and the J2EE integration specification.

Public Review Period:
The public review starts 27 October 2011 and ends 11 November 2011. The specification was previously submitted for a 15-day public review on 23 November 2010 [2]. This 15-day review is limited in scope to changes made from the previous review.

Changes are highlighted in the diff-marked PDF file in the specification package.

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 complete package of the prose specification document and related files are available in the ZIP distribution file at:

Additional information about the specification and the Service Component Architecture / J (SCA-J) TC may be found at the TC’s public home page located at:

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

Feedback submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC is 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 Service Component Architecture SCA-J Common Annotations and APIs Specification Version 1.1, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [3] applicable especially [4] 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 Service Component Architecture / J (SCA-J) TC

[2] Previous public reviews
15-day public review, 23 November 2010:
60-day public review, 8 June 2009:


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