My next-up posts will return to providing insight on Service Modeling Language (SML). For this post, I want to ensure YOU know about YOUR immediate opportunity to impact the draft Specification, and get your thoughts and suggestions to the attention of the SML Workgroup:

1. Visit the SML Specification hosting website at  this URL:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/dsi/serviceml.mspx 

2. Download and Review the SML Feedback Agreement form, then return it to Microsoft according to the instructions in the document.

3. Submit feedback in writing to sml-feedback@external.cisco.com or present feedback in person at the SML Feedback Workshop, to be held in the Silicon Valley area on September 12, 2006.

4. More information about the workshop can be obtained by contacting:  
sml-feedback@external.cisco.com

-mark