At the time of writing the most recent activity on this specification was the public feedback workshop held in Cupertino, CA, on 6 Dec 2006. The feedback we received was generally very positive and will be factored in a future revision of this specification. A foilset that describes the WS-RT specification and the feedback we received are available through the WS-RT Workshop YahooGroup.
Monday, 22 January 2007
In 2006 IBM, Microsoft, HP and Intel announced an initiative to unify the WSDM and WS-Management standards supporting service management. This initiative includes the unification of the infrastructure that underpins WSDM and WS-Management. I'm the editor of the first specification published (in Aug 2006) as part of that initiative - WS-ResourceTransfer (WS-RT) - which defines a Web service retrieval and update protocol for manageable resources. This specification took as its inputs the WS-Transfer W3C member submission and the WS-ResourceFramework (WSRF) OASIS standard; our goal is to bring together the two communities using these specifications, and those that build on them,