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In March 2002, it released the world's first web services transactioning product, collaborating with Fujitsu, Iona, Oracle and Sun to develop the Web Services Composite Application Framework specifications.
When Web services are used in combination, the ability to set the boundaries of an activity (such as start/end or success/failure) and to inform participants of changes to activities become extremely important," explained Eric Newcomer of IONA Technologies, co-chair of the OASIS Web Services Composite Application Framework (WS-CAF) Technical Committee.
More recently, Arjuna collaborated with Fujitsu, Iona, Oracle and Sun to develop the Web Services Composite Application Framework specifications.
He also helped propose and form the OASIS Asynchronous Service Access Protocol Technical Committee (ASAP TC), has been an active member of the Workflow Management Coalition, is heavily involved in the development of standards such as Web Services Composite Application Framework (WS-CAF) and Asynchronous Service Access Protocol (ASAP), and was part of the technical committee for the Object Management Group (OMG) workflow interface effort.
Eric is co-author and editor of the recently published Web Services Composite Application Framework (WS-CAF) set of specifications submitted to OASIS.
The OASIS Web Services Composite Application Framework (WS-CAF) Technical Committee will define a set of royalty-free, interoperable, modular specifications that will enable the development of composite applications, ranging from simple to complex combinations of Web services and encompassing a useful range of transaction and coordination requirements.
The Web Services Composite Application Framework is a collection of three specifications -- Web Service Context (WS-CTX), Web Service Coordination Framework (WS-CF), and Web Service Transaction Management (WS-TXM) - designed to solve problems that arise when multiple Web services are used in combination ("composite applications") to support information sharing and transaction processing.