Semantic Model Mail Archive: SM> Call for Semantic Model Cha

Semantic Model Mail Archive: SM> Call for Semantic Model Cha

SM> Call for Semantic Model Chair and Editor

From: Harry Lewis (
Date: Tue Feb 08 2005 - 16:18:45 EST

The common Semantic Model is one of the most widely leveraged products of
the PWG in that organizations ranging from Bluetooth to CIP4 have found
value in referencing the model directly or deriving from it. A common
Semantic Model across the industry makes life easier for all hardware,
software and services vendors as they develop internal architectures and

Here is a short list of activities the SM working group will be involved
with in 2005/6

DMTF mapping to CIM
Incorporation of WIMS counter semantics into spec and schema
Modeling physical subunits
Incorporating Printer MIB v2 semantics

The PWG Semantic Model working group is at a point where we need to
transition the Chairman and Editor. The PWG needs volunteers from our
members to serve in these positions. If you have a strong interest in
assuring that the common Semantic Model is properly and adequately
maintained, please indicate your desire to accept either Chairman or
Editor role by sending e-mail to
(Replacing "dot" with . and "at" with @):


Harry Lewis
Chairman - IEEE-ISTO Printer Working Group
IBM Printing Systems

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