OData Atom Format V4.0 published as a Committee Specification by the #OData TC

We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification (CS) by the members of the OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) TC:

OData Atom Format Version 4.0
Committee Specification 01
14 August 2013


The Open Data Protocol (OData) for representing and interacting with structured content is comprised of a set of specifications. The core specification for the protocol is in OData Version 4.0 Part 1: Protocol; this document extends the former by defining representations for OData requests and responses using an Atom format.

The prose specification and related files are available here:

Editable source (Authoritative):



XML schema:

OData Atom Vocabulary:

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 file here:


Members of the Open Data Protocol (OData) Technical Committee [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 CS01 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.

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

[1] OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) TC

[2] Public reviews:
15-day public review, 08 July 2013: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201307/msg00003.html
30-day public review, 02 May 2013: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201305/msg00002.html

[3] Approval ballot:

Associated TC: 
Open Data Protocol (OData)