#EDXL CAP v1.2 Australia (AU) Profile v1.0 Committee Specification 02 published

We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS Emergency Management TC:

Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) v1.2 Australia (AU) Profile Version 1.0
Committee Specification 02
05 September 2013

Overview:

This Profile of the XML-based Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) describes an interpretation of the OASIS CAP v1.2 standard necessary to meet the needs of the Australian Government.

TC Description:

The Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) is a broad initiative to create an integrated framework for a wide range of emergency data exchange standards to include the Common Alerting Protocol (EDXL-CAP), Distribution Element (EDXL-DE), Hospital AVailability Exchange (EDXL-HAVE), Resource Message (EDXL-RM), Reference Information Model (EDXL-RIM), Situation Reporting (EDXL-SitRep), and Tracking Emergency Patients (EDXL-TEP).

URIs:
The prose specification and related files are available here:

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/emergency/edxl-cap1.2-au/v1.0/cs02/edxl-cap1....

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/emergency/edxl-cap1.2-au/v1.0/cs02/edxl-cap1....

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/emergency/edxl-cap1.2-au/v1.0/cs02/edxl-cap1....

Distribution ZIP files

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

http://docs.oasis-open.org/emergency/edxl-cap1.2-au/v1.0/cs02/edxl-cap1....

Members of the OASIS Emergency Management TC [1] requested a Special Majority Vote to approve this specification as a Committee Specification. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process [2]. The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed [3], and the approved CS02 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.

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

[1] OASIS Emergency Management TC
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/emergency/

[2] Public reviews:
15-day public review, 19 March 2012: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201203/msg00006.html

[3] Approval ballot:
https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2500

Associated TC: 
Emergency Management
Associated MS: 
Emergency