There has been a lot of talk of late regarding the demise of the Java Content Repository (JCR) specification and what to do when a standard does die off. Much of this is blamed on the emergence of CMIS as a standard, but that is just a contributory factor. Many Content Management specifications and standards have withered over the last decade without a standard positioned to replace them.
Java Content Repository
Content-Enabled Applications in the Age of CMIS
Craig Randall recently posted how he was presenting on Building Content-Enabled Applications at EMC World, at least until he was downed by injury. Regardless of his injury, this is a topic of great interest to me and I had a few conversations over the past year with him on the topic. I wanted to chime in on his post to both amplify it and see if we can get some dialog going in advance of the conference.
What is a Content-Enabled Application?
ECM Standards for SOA
The current gap that I see in the ECM standards is in the world of SOA. I’ve tried to make a case for having such a standard in the past. However, Bex Huff said that we don’t need another ECM standard. Let’s look at the existing standards and see if one of them can fill the void.