Testimonials for SML, SML-IF Recommendations

These testimonials are in support of the W3C Press Release "Service Modeling Standards Extend Reach of XML Family".


CA is proud to have helped develop a new standard for modeling that will help improve IT management, security, and governance for customers. With the SML extensions, modelers are able to use XML and XML Schema to model the relationships and constraints in their IT environments.
— Paul Lipton, vice president of Industry Standards and Open Source, CA


IBM is pleased to work with the W3C and its partners to expand the capabilities of XML to include the interchange of sets of linked documents. Our customers want the flexibility to link and validate content across multiple related XML documents. These standards will ensure that they can do this for XML documents that are created and managed with a variety of systems and tools.
— Karla Norsworthy, Vice President, IBM Software Standards


Microsoft Corporation is pleased to see Service Modeling Language 1.1 become a W3C Recommendation. We are committed to enabling interchange of models for services and systems. SML significantly helps reduce complexity and enhances solution interoperability. We congratulate W3C on achieving this important milestone toward an open standard for model interchange.
— Megan Wallent, General Manager, Microsoft Corporation

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