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,
- Provides a neutral venue for cross-industry XML