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Test Assertions Model V1.0 OASIS Standard published

We are pleased to announce that Test Assertions Model Version 1.0 OASIS Standard has been published and is available in the OASIS Library. The Standard defines a model for Test Assertions that are associated with a specification, and defines their use and semantics. The OASIS membership approved the Committee Specification as an OASIS Standard on 15 October 2012.

We congratulate the OASIS Test Assertions Guidelines (TAG) Technical Committee on achieving this milestone.

Test Assertions Model Version 1.0
OASIS Standard
15 October 2012

The prose specification document and related files are available here:

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This specification is related to:

– Test Assertions Guidelines Version 1.0. Latest version:

– Test Assertion Markup Language Version 1.0. Latest version:

For more information on Test Assertions Model v1.0 and the TC generally, see the TC’s web page at