Subject: RE: ebXML Representtion of Metadata
Message text written by Cory Casanave >XMI is the adopted OMG standard for representation of metadata in XML. There has already been some discussion of using XMI within EbXml. I am not as familiar with RDF and will take a look at it. Regards, Cory Casanave< >>>>>>>>>>>> Cory, Sridhar did a presentation on XMI in Brussels. I hope I'm not miss quoting - but XMI is still a technology in development. My sense is that it will take a year or there abouts to get all the kinks worked out. Also XMI is serving a different purpose and mission in life - more allied to UML and that case/modelling world. The OMG has frankly never really understood EDI, and their getting together with DISA X12 last year was a step toward fixing that. The ebXML direction is related but different. RDF is another completely different animal again, which the W3C is making great efforts to promote but as yet has had relatively few takers. The jury is definately out on the business functionality there is my take. DW.
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