The member submission of SML to W3C has been noticed by the press.  Here are some links for your reading pleasure. An important caveat before you click on these links: these articles focus on the current and future use of SML for IT services/systems management. You may want to read my previous post before reading these articles so that you do not confuse the SML language with its usage scenarios. 

Microsoft heading to next, and most difficult, stage of developing management platform

Computer industry giants back new XML-based IT management spec

W3C looks at Service Modeling Language

IT vendors submit management spec to W3C

Modeling's The Next Big Project on W3C Runway

New Standard Seeks To Allow Services To Talk To Each Other

Group Submits Interoperability Spec to W3C