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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 result of our work at OASIS will be a single security services standard that will be widely accepted in the industry," predicted Marc Chanliau of Netegrity.
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.
CGM Open, an independent group created to advance adoption of WebCGM, was incorporated into OASIS not long afterward.
Since then, the industry's appreciation of how business collaborations can be implemented electronically has increased dramatically," noted Dale Moberg of Axway, co-chair of the OASIS ebXML Business Process Technical Committee.
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.
UIMA offers an exciting solution," observed James Bryce Clark, director of standards development at OASIS.
The event is supported by ITU, eema, Liberty Alliance, CEN/ISSS, and ICTSB and members of those organisations are eligible to register at the OASIS member discount.
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.
The WS-Notification OASIS standard consists of three specifications: WS-BaseNotification; WS-BrokeredNotification; and WS-Topics.
OASIS Sponsor member, Warning Systems, will demonstrate its CAP-compliant product, along with other exhibitors including Hormann Warning Systems, MyStateUSA, and WorldSpace.
org also provides a genuine community experience, connecting implementers with users, and making it possible for people to learn from one another and contribute to a growing knowledge base," added Erwin Tenhumberg of Sun Microsystems, co-chair of the OASIS ODF Adoption Committee.
He congratulated OASIS WSDM Technical Committee members for their commitment to collaborating on this solution.
The OASIS Board of Directors also includes Eduardo Gutentag of Sun Microsystems, John Jackson of General Motors, Chris Kurt of Microsoft, Claus von Riegen of SAP and Michael Winters of IBM, as well as Patrick Gannon, who has an appointed seat on the Board of Directors as President and CEO of OASIS.
BOSTON -- Members of the OASIS international standards consortium are developing a standard for invoking biometrics-based identity assurance using Web services and service oriented architectures (SOA).