OASIS (the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is dedicated to the standardized, open exchange of structured data.

  • Non-profit corporation founded in 1993 as SGML Open
  • Open to everyone, even individuals
  • All proceedings are public
  • Run by an elected board of directors
  • Broad industry support: Sun, IBM, Microsoft, HP, Adobe, Oracle, Software AG, SAP, Boeing, Xerox,...
  • Works on specific applications of XML (e.g., DocBook, Security)
  • Provides a neutral venue for cross-industry XML standardization efforts
  • http://www.oasis-open.org/

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