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Title: Technical Standard Open Data Element Framework (O-DEF)
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Dear Open Group Members,

 I hereby announce the Company Review of the following Open Group Standard “Open Data Element Framework” (O-DEF).

Details of the Company Review process are available at

For the benefit of those unfamiliar with The Open Group Standards Process Company Review, it is a formal process by which a document is approved for publication by The Open Group. You are invited to review and submit proposed changes ("Change Requests - CR") that would make the document acceptable to you. A formal ballot then decides which changes are accepted.

For more information on The Open Group Standards Process see:

How to Participate


A PDF version of the Draft Standard is located here

The PDF version is for your reference during the Company Review. Comments should be submitted using the online review system.

The timetable for this review is as follows:

November 12, 2015 - Announce Company Review

November 12, 2015 - Review materials posted

November 25, 2015 - Review Opens

December 23, 2015 - Review Closes

January 6 - January 8, 2016  Convene Teleconferences to propose resolutions

January 11, 2016-    Ballot Opens

January 25, 2016 -  Ballot Closes

January 27, 2016 - Sanity Review opens (if required)

February 10, 2016 - Sanity Review closes (if required) 

February 12, 2016 - Forward to Governing Board for Approval

February 19, 2016 - Executive Management Team Approval

PROCEDURE for Resolving CRs submitted during Company Review:

1. All requests for modifications must be the subject of formal change requests. They should be submitted via the web interface which can be accessed here. (Note: The review will start November 25, 2015.)

2. Immediately after being received from the sponsor, in this case is the Forum - which is also the Ballot Group, the Forum will consider the CRs and produce a recommended disposition and then vote on its acceptance, with agreement by 75% of those voting demonstrating consensus.

3. ALL members entitled to vote shall vote by electronic mail via the ballot group alias on EVERY submitted proposal within the agreed period. The ballot results shall be circulated immediately after the end of the ballot period.

4. Further discussion of the unresolved change requests may occur for an agreed limited period to seek a clear majority decision.

5. Eventually, only changes that achieve 75% approval will be accepted.

6. The announcement will be made by the Open Group Review Manager.


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Created by: r.hammond on 12-Nov-15
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