|Help TOC > Introduction to DEXlib|
|Introduction to DEXlib||Date: 2010/02/10 16:26:59
The DEXs specify the information to be exchanged and shared in order to support the life cycles of complex assets. The DEXs identify coherent subsets of ISO 10303-239 Product Life Cycle Support (PLCS) that support data flows needed for specific business processes.
The OASIS PLCS Technical Committee is responsible for defining, developing, testing, and publishing of OASIS PLCS DEXs, and for liaison with ISO TC 184/SC4
OASIS PLCS TC Publications are derived from the content that is developed (by the TC) on DEXlib. However, it is the publication that is the subject of standardisation, not DEXlib, which is a development environment for the OASIS PLCS TC.
The DEXlib repository of DEXs and their supporting components is organized as follows:
NOTE Capabilities are in development and will be included in a future release.
NOTE For a summary of these components and inter relationships, see "DEX technology overview".
In addition to the components listed above, DEXlib also includes the PLCS Help and Information pages that are provided to explain:
The PLCS DEX Help and Information Pages are divided up into the following sections: