OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC

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Defining the transport, routing and packaging of e-business transactions

Sander Fieten, sander@chasquis-consulting.com, Chair
Theo Kramer, theo@flame.co.za, Chair
Pim van der Eijk, Secretary
Jacques Durand, jdanrud@gmail.com, Secretary

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Main current work topic of this TC is resolving issues that are found in the ebMS V3 and AS4 specifications. The discussion on the issues is done in the JIRA issuetracker and mailing list of the TC. Meetings will be held on request of TC members.


The purpose of the OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC is to develop and recommend technology for the transport, routing and packaging of business transactions using standard Internet technologies.

For more information, see the TC Charter.

Technical Work Produced by the Committee

Current version :

OASIS ebXML Messaging Services Version 3.0 :

Previous version :
OASIS ebXML Message Service Specification 2.0 (OASIS Standard) : ebMS_v2_0.pdf

Expository Work Produced by the Committee

Members of this TC delivered two webinars and a presentation at the International Cloud Symposium 2011, in which they discuss the committee's 3.0 work and give an interop demo of AS4 message exchanges. Recordings of the webinars can be found here.

External Resources

Although not produced by the OASIS ebXML Messaging TC, the following information offers useful insights into its work.

Mailing Lists and Comments

ebxml-msg: the list used by TC members to conduct Committee work. TC membership required to post. TC members are automatically subscribed; the public may view archives.

ebxml-msg-comment: a public mail list for providing input to the OASIS ebxml-msg Technical Committee members. Send a comment or view archives.*

ebxml-dev: an unmoderated, public mail list that provides an open forum for developers to exchange ideas and information on implementing the ebxml-msg OASIS Standard. Subscribe or view archives.*

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