60-day Public Review for XACML v3.0 COS01
Members of the OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC
 have recently approved a Special Majority Ballot  to advance eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) Version 3.0 as a Candidate OASIS Standard (COS). The COS now enters a 60-day public review period in preparation for a member ballot to consider its approval as an OASIS Standard.
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) Version 3.0
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
26 September 2012
This specification defines version 3.0 of the extensible access control markup language.
The XACML Technical Committee defines a core XML schema for representing authorization and entitlement policies.
Public Review Period:
The 60-day public review starts 08 October 2012 and ends 07 December 2012.
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