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Subject: Re: FW: OMG/ebXML announces they are now technology Neutral
Fellow members Sorry I missed the call today. Thought it maybeof interest on the news from OMG. Ann ---------------------- Forwarded by Annabelle Bullen/P I/Arlington VA/C&L/US on 12/06/2000 12:36 PM --------------------------- Charles L Prow 12/05/2000 11:50 PM To: Therese Morin/P I/Arlington VA/C&L/US@Americas-US Annabelle Bullen/P I/Arlington VA/C&L/US@Americas-US John J. Gervasi/MCS/Price Waterhouse@Americas-US cc: Subject: Re: FW: OMG announces they are now technology Neutral (Document link: Database 'Ann Bullen', View '($Inbox)') FYI, please forward as you see fit. Chuck "David Connelly (OAGI)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> on 12/05/2000 04:22:25 PM To: Bill Harrelson <email@example.com>, Charles L Prow/PI/Chicago IL/C&L/US@Americas-US, George Siegle <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mike Ehrenberg <email@example.com>, Nigel Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org> cc: Subject: FW: OMG announces they are now technology Neutral >For those of you who have involvement in the OMG as well as EbXml - you >should note some very important changes that are taking place within >OMG. I should preface this with a caution that this is in-progress within >OMG and not yet official policy. > >As you may know OMG founded CORBA as it's first technology base and has >since become the founder of the Unified Modeling Language (UML). OMG has >spawned a number of very active domain groups which produce industry >specific specifications. Until now OMG specifications were expected to be >CORBA specifications. What is changing is that OMG is moving to become >middleware independent. OMG domain specifications would be expressed in >terms of UML and then mapped to multiple technologies (Corba included). > >This is a huge step. No other cross-domain organization is technology >independent, I think we will see an overwhelming response as domain groups >use OMG to produce specifications that can be used on Corba, COM, EJB, >EbXml, MQ and whatever technology is hot next year. > >The good news is that this opens the door for a tighter collaboration >between EbXml and OMG - they are now truly complementary. The work that >is being done in the BP group fits well with the technology independent >modeling approach OMG would like to use. OMG domain specifications may >become EbXml domain specifications via MDA. Some of us have also been >trying to keep the OMG work and the EbXml work compatible - and it looks >like this is on a good track. > >Below is a reference to the OMG initiative, which will be a topic of much >discussion at the OMG meeting in 2 weeks. Those with cross-involvement >may want to stay in touch. > >Regards, >Cory Casanave ---------------------------------------------------------------- The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from any computer.
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