The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group and the Interoperability Special Interest Group held a joint meeting from 4 pm till 5:30 pm Central European Time.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (represented by Bill BARRETT) as Methods & Tools SIG leader, AmsterCHEM (represented by Jasper van BATEN), Bryan Research & Engineering (represented by Michael HLAVINKA), Malcolm WOODMAN, as Interoperability SIG leader, Michel PONS (contractor to CO-LaN as Chief Technology Officer).


Members of both Special Interest Groups examined comments made by Malcolm WOODMAN on the latest version of the document describing the CAPE-OPEN Version Numbering Protocol. They also developed answers to comments, made by representatives of Full Members, on an earlier version of the same document.

More explanations appear necessary on direct and indirect interactions between Process Modelling Components adhering to different versions of the CAPE-OPEN standard. These will be developed and reviewed off-line to speed up delivery of the document.

Methods & Tools SIG and Interoperability SIG will hold their next joint meeting on August 15, 2023.