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From Michael Wechner <michael.wech...@wyona.com>
Subject Re: jcr-cmis sandbox
Date Thu, 20 Nov 2008 22:33:32 GMT
David Nuescheler schrieb:
> Hi all,
> I am currently working in a technical committee on OASIS defining a
> document management interoperability specification called CMIS [1].
> CMIS shoots for a protocol level interoperability between applications
> and various repository vendors.
> The specification is in a very early stage and a lot of things
> need to be addressed [2], but it has peeked the interest of a number
> of people at Apache already.
> Since functionally the CMIS specification is a subset of the
> JCR specification it allows a very simple and straight-forward mapping to
> a fully compliant JCR repository such as Jackrabbit.
> Similar to the existing protocol layers (webdav etc) on top of
> JCR that are already part of Jackrabbit, I would like to propose
> that we initiate first tests with an implementation in a sandbox
> project.
> I think that there are going to be a lot of benefits from such
> an implementation. First it will allow any JCR implementation
> to be CMIS compliant automatically (once the specification
> is released ;) ) and allow us to find the issues to be fixed
> in the specification itself and drive it into a good direction.
> But most importantly it will provide an platform for
> interested parties to collaborate in the open on an
> implementation.
> Most of the organizations on the technical committee of CMIS
> are already heavily involved at Apache either as contributors or as
> sponsors and are also on the JCR expert group.
> Let me know what you think.
At the moment I cannot help much except saying that I think it's great 
that you try to explore possibilities and make an effort to make ends meet


> regards,
> david
> [1] http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/200810/msg00003.html
> [2] http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/no-rest-in-cmis

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