WIMS> RE: [ping] Proposed format for PWG mapping strings in CIM MOFs

WIMS> RE: [ping] Proposed format for PWG mapping strings in CIM MOFs

WIMS> RE: [ping] Proposed format for PWG mapping strings in CIM MOFs

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at sharplabs.com
Tue Feb 7 16:58:17 EST 2006


Hi John,

Any comments yet?

Cheers,
- Ira


Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
PO Box 221  Grand Marais, MI  49839
phone: +1-906-494-2434
email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Crandall [mailto:jcrandal at Brocade.COM]
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 12:35 PM
> To: McDonald, Ira
> Cc: wims at pwg.org; wg-cimcore at dmtf.org
> Subject: RE: Proposed format for PWG mapping strings in CIM MOFs
> 
> 
> Sorry I did not see this.  I will check the spec and get back 
> by Monday.
> 
> John
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: McDonald, Ira [mailto:imcdonald at sharplabs.com] 
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 12:31 PM
> To: John Crandall; McDonald, Ira
> Cc: 'wims at pwg.org'; 'wg-cimcore at dmtf.org'
> Subject: Proposed format for PWG mapping strings in CIM MOFs
> 
> Hi John,
> 
> Some background.  The PWG is a member organization of
> the IEEE-ISTO.  The PWG standards-track has only two 
> levels, Candidate Standard and Standard.  All current
> PWG standards-track documents are at the first level.
> Each PWG standards-track document is assigned a 
> permanent document number when it reaches Candidate
> Standard level, of the form "PWG 51xy.z", e.g., PWG
> 5105.1 is the PWG Semantic Model.  Note that _dot_
> infixed in the document number.
> 
> I suggest the following ABNF for PWG mapping strings
> (using productions from RFC 4234 'ABNF'):
> 
> pwg-ms   = DQUOTE pwg-num "." "PWG" "|" pwg-text DQUOTE
> pwg-num  = "PWG" "51" 2digit "-" 1*digit
> pwg-text = *(SP / VCHAR)
> 
> For example, using this format:
> 
>   MappingStrings { "PWG5101-1.PWG|Section 4 Media Color Names" }
> 
> The pesky infixed dot has been converted to a hyphen.
> 
> Comments?
> 
> Cheers,
> - Ira (editor of PWG CIM refresh white paper)
> 
> 
> Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
> Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
> PO Box 221  Grand Marais, MI  49839
> phone: +1-906-494-2434
> email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com
> 
> 



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