IBM Adopts Content Repository Standard

May 28, 2004


Day Software, a provider of content management software, has announced that IBM will support the Java Specification Request (JSR)170, an initiative lead by Day CTO, David Nuescheler, across its product sets. The JSR 170 standard is designed to improve interoperability among all repository vendors allowing developers to work with a homogenous API for all content repositories. It has also been reported that IBM will now adopt the JSR 170 standard for all of its content related products. Other industry participants in the JSR 170 initiative include Documentum, Inc., Filenet Corporation, and Vignette. The standardization request is now available for public review from The public review closes on 19 July 2004.

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