Today Danny Sabbah announced the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration initiative in his RSDC keynote. There is, as noted in the FAQ, a direct relationship between the Open Services work and JRS. JRS has in some regards been the proving ground and many of the documents released today were JRS specifications that have been released to the public - though the JRS specs needed quite a bit of editing to make them look quite so nice. Also there are some code samples, the client-side examples are taken from the JRS project whereas the server has quite a history on this blog. The code that is being distributed is the experimental REST server we developed 18months or more ago in Python, the pre-cursor to JRS and now it comes back to life as the Open Source sample implementation of the Open Services specifications.
Note also that this server is the experiment I mentioned on Sunday where we have implemented the query service using SPARQL.[Read More]