August, 2006

  • Service Modeling Language - Part 2

    I have spent some time reading several articles and blogs on SML, and I think that some clarification about the definition and scope of SML is required. Here's a short and simple definition of SML: It is a modeling language based on XML Schema 1.0 and...
  • Interesting podcast on SML

    Praerit Garg, who runs the DSF team at Microsoft, and Sam Ramji have published an interesting podcast on SML and its impact on the IT industry. Recommended for your drive time listening :-)
  • Wanted: Feedback on SML Specification

    The first draft of the SML Specification was published to get feedback from the community. If you are interested in influencing the SML specification, please download the SML Feedback Agreement , review it, sign it, and return it as per the instruction...
  • SML Debate Continues

    The SML debate with Piyush continues. He has responded to my earlier post. Piyush agrees that SML is a robust specification but wonders why one should care about it. He points out that deployment-related problems should be solved through platform simplification...
  • New SML Blog

    Mark Lawrence, my colleague in the Dynamic Systems Foundation team, has started a new blog on SML in which he shares his thoughts and insights about SML .
  • SML is being talked about!

    SML is being noticed in the XML community. Rick Jelliffe, the father of Schematron commented on SML in his blog and expressed interest in taking SML's extensions for inter-document reference to ISO “SML is quite interesting too in that they...
  • Service Modeling Language - Part 1

    Hello! My name is Pratul Dublish and I am a Program Manager in the Dynamic Systems Foundation team at Microsoft. My team is responsible for building the infrastructure and tools for Service Modeling Language (SML). The recent public announcement about...
  • SML Solves Real-World Problems - It is not a solution in search of problems

    In his Modelling Overload blog entry, Piyush Pant has questioned the usefulness of SML and has wondered if SML addresses a problem that no one is trying to solve. Harry Pierson, my colleague at Microsoft, has r esponded by explaining the benefits of using...