[ofiwg] Next draft of proposed abstract for SC15 libfabric BoF (urgent)

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Thu Aug 6 16:34:22 PDT 2015

> This session re-convenes the parties to an SC13 BoF titled, "Discussing an

to -> of

> I/O Framework".  The results of that BoF motivated the formation by the
> OpenFabrics Alliance of a project to develop network APIs targeted at

Wording of "formation by the OFA of a project" is off.  I'm not sure about this whole sentence.

> specific consumers of network services.  The first result of that project
> was the recent release of libfabric, an API designed for user mode IPC

Based on your other emails, I'm assuming that you are dropping the term IPC and merging this sentence with the next one.

> operations.  This new API is targeted at middleware such as MPI and at
> programming models and languages such as PGAS and SHMEM.  The objective of
> the BoF is to re-engage the community to checkpoint progress to date and
> to discuss future API developments.

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