[Ccsds-omg-liaison] Space DTF: "What's next for XTCE?"

Adrian J. Hooke adrian.j.hooke at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Sep 15 15:36:20 EDT 2006

>From: "Kevin Rice" <kevin.rice at gst.com>
>To: "'Kizzort, Brad'" <bkizzort at harris.com>, <Mario.Merri at esa.int>
>Cc: <space at omg.org>
>Subject: RE: Updated agenda for Space DTF at Anaheim
>Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 14:39:37 -0400
>I think one of the principle items on the table should be whether it makes
>sense to move forward with "generic XTCE API"... for example right now you
>can pull out any one of several code generators, read the xtce schema and
>output a mapping to Java, or C++, etc...
>This is good.
>BUT would it make sense to have some generic API that the code generators
>"work thru"?  Such a generic API might be a great boon to XTCE exchange ...
>while leaving the guts on the implementation up to vendors, organizations,
>I have found in my own work, that I believe this approach seem to make
>However, I am somewhat reticent to standardize on something before anyone
>has actually done an implementation and found it to be "good".
>BUT it never hurts to talk 'bout it!
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kizzort, Brad [mailto:bkizzort at harris.com]
>Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 2:26 PM
>To: Mario.Merri at esa.int
>Cc: space at omg.org
>Subject: RE: Updated agenda for Space DTF at Anaheim
>It is an open invitation for attendees to provide input on the direction
>of XTCE in the future, e.g.
>1) When should we charter a new revision task force?
>2) What new areas should be tackled?
>3) Are there areas that need revising due to difficulty in
>We will have just discussed XTCE in both the Space Information Day and
>the XTCE tutorial on the prior day, so the expectation is that a number
>of people will have had exposure to XTCE and therefore generate an
>exchange of ideas.  I don't have any specific goals except to capitalize
>on an opportunity to listen to the OMG membership.
>Brad K.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Mario.Merri at esa.int [mailto:Mario.Merri at esa.int]
>>Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 11:09 AM
>>To: Kizzort, Brad
>>Subject: Re: Updated agenda for Space DTF at Anaheim
>>what do you plan to say for the agenda point:
>>"XTCE Birds-of-a-Feather - What's next for XTCE?"

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