Day Software announced that the JSR 170 Content Repository for Java Technology API has been approved by an industry expert group of the major players in content management. JSR 170, which has been developed under the Java Community Process (JCP) program, is designed to lessen the risks of proprietary vendor lock-in by improving the interoperability between content repositories and applications. This new standard helps companies manage content across large-scale enterprises. Day’s CTO, David Nuescheler, has lead the JSR 170 initiative by acting as the specification lead since its inception. Apache, BEA Systems, IBM, Oracle, and SAP amongst many others all serve as members of expert group for JSR 170. Other industry participants include Documentum Inc., Filenet, and Vignette.