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Synonyms for oasis

Synonyms for oasis

a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary


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The new version of OpenDocument reflects the work of the OASIS OpenDocument Accessibility Subcommittee, which is made up of accessibility experts from IBM, the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), RNIB, Sun Microsystems, and others.
The ebBP OASIS Standard is a powerful tool for enabling the typical European large networks of small and medium enterprises to formalize a common model of business collaboration in a more efficient and transparent way," said Cristiano Novelli, researcher at Italy's ENEA.
0 was developed by the OASIS UBL Technical Committee, which counted among its members representatives from Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Capgemini, Intel, JustSystems, NEC, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), PTC, Sterling Commerce, Sun Microsystems, as well as government agencies such as the Denmark Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, Korea Institute for Electronic Commerce, New Zealand State Services Commission, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, US Dept of the Navy, and others.
0 has been approved as an OASIS Standard and as a W3C Recommendation, signifying the highest level of ratification within both organizations.
William Vambenepe of HP, co-chair of the OASIS WSN Technical Committee, agreed.
Members themselves set the OASIS technical agenda, using a lightweight, open process expressly designed to promote industry consensus and unite disparate efforts.
Participation in the OASIS SOA-RM Technical Committee remains open to all; suppliers, end-users and system integrators are invited to join OASIS to advance the continued development and use of SOA-RM.
Sun is proud to participate on the OASIS DocBook Technical Committee developing one of the world's most widely used open standards for technical documentation.
UIMA offers an exciting solution," observed James Bryce Clark, director of standards development at OASIS.
BOSTON -- The OASIS international standards consortium today announced that its members have approved the Business-Centric Methodology (BCM) version 1.
Architecture (DITA), ebXML, Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), and Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI) OASIS Standards will be featured, along with sessions on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web services, and other topics relevant to interoperability.
Members of the OASIS Provisioning Services Technical Committee include representatives of BEA Systems, BMC Software, CA, Capgemini, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, SOA Software, Sun Microsystems, and others.
Its publication underscores the importance of partnership among ISO and IEC and standards developing organizations such as OASIS to craft a common set of standards, and reflects the international community's recognition of the importance of open formats in enabling business interoperability," said Alan Bryden, ISO Secretary-General.
The OASIS international standards consortium today announced that its members have approved the Emergency Data Exchange Language Distribution Element (EDXL-DE) version 1.
Biometric systems are becoming more complex as they are integrated into larger identity management and credentialing systems," observed Catherine Tilton of Daon, chair of the OASIS BIAS Integration Technical Committee.