Welcome to BPEL XML.org.

This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the WS-BPEL OASIS Standard and related specifications. BPEL uses Web services standards to describe business process activities as Web services, defining how they can be composed to accomplish specific tasks. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.

OASIS Members Form New Committee to Advance BPEL4People

Active Endpoints, Adobe, BEA, IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, Sun Microsystems, Software AG, and Others Collaborate on Extension for Web Services Business Process Execution Language for Human Interactions

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Active Endpoints Ships First Open-Source System to Include People in Composite Applications

New BPEL4People and WS-Human Task specifications to eliminate proprietary workflow, speed delivery of services-based applications

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SEEBURGER: Business Integration Server

The SEEBURGER Business Integration Server (BIS) is a B2B Process Management System featuring a BPEL Process Engine. This B2B Gateway Software is based on a High Performance Java Platform and ships with its own BPNM based graphical Process Modeller.

BPEL is used to drive the user designed integration process, as well as any BPM workflows. Therefore BPEL is not only limited to Web Service Integration, but also able to control other standards based XML and EDI B2B messaging protocols as well as exception monitoring and handling.

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OASIS Launches BPEL XML.org Online Community

BEA Systems and IBM Sponsor Interactive Web Site for SOA and Web Services Business Process Standard

The OASIS international standards consortium today introduced a new XML.org online community web site dedicated to supporting the Web Services Business Process Execution Language (WS-BPEL) and related specifications. BPEL XML.org serves as the official information resource for the WS-BPEL OASIS Standard, which provides a method for formally describing business processes and business interaction protocols using Web services.

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Fault in Compensation Handler

Hello. I'm currently trying to figure out what's the inteded behaviour of a compensation handler that faults. In chapter "Compensation within Compensation Handlers" (page 126 in the PDF version) of the BPEL 2.0 specification (http://docs.oasis-open.org/wsbpel/2.0/OS/wsbpel-v2.0-OS.html) it is stated that a faulted compensation handler "will undo its partial work by compensating all scopes immediately enclosed by the root scope according to the fault handler of the root scope.

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