WS-I Successfully Concluded Interoperability Standards Works for Web Services

The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) has successfully concluded its charter to document best practices for Web services interoperability across multiple platforms, operating systems and programming languages.The final three Web services profiles developed by WS-I have been approved by WS-I's membership: Basic Profile (BP) 1.2 and 2.0, and Reliable Secure Profile (RSP) 1.0. Stewardship over […]

The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) has successfully concluded its charter to document best practices for Web services interoperability across multiple platforms, operating systems and programming languages.

The final three Web services profiles developed by WS-I have been approved by WS-I's membership: Basic Profile (BP) 1.2 and 2.0, and Reliable Secure Profile (RSP) 1.0. Stewardship over WS-I's assets, operations and mission will transition to OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards).

For ISVs, this means that there're a set of standards that work and have test code behind them that allows you and your customers apps to interoperate across platforms.

A set whitepapers go into much more depth about how to get interoperability between Microsoft platform and products and those from other vendors and open source projects:

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