Sandpiper Framework v1.0.0-FINAL Released

After three years of work by more than thirty volunteers across twenty companies, I’m proud to announce the Sandpiper Framework 1.0.0-FINAL release. For the technical details, head on over to github to read the full release notes, or just download the documentation in PDF format. In 2019, Jason Riegel gave a presentation at the ACPN… Continue reading Sandpiper Framework v1.0.0-FINAL Released

1.0.0-RC1 Now Available

I’m happy to announce that our first release candidate for the Sandpiper Framework specifications is now available! Head over to to take a look. While there’s always more to do, this first round of work, encompassing three years of collaboration between and input from individuals around the world, is almost complete. I’m extremely proud… Continue reading 1.0.0-RC1 Now Available

Plan Workflow Visualizations

I’ve added some new plan workflow visualizations to the documentation, and revised / expanded the text with more details. On our technical calls we have walked through these drawings a few times and it seems to be at a good spot. Here are the major changed sections: The Plan Proposal Workflow Often, actors starting a… Continue reading Plan Workflow Visualizations

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Documentation Updates for Plan Proposal Worfklow

I’ve updated the documentation with several new developments that rose out of the API work for plan proposals and approvals. The main branch now contains a description of the methods available to initiate or modify a plan, as well as a description of the plan statuses available. I also updated the exchange negotiation description and… Continue reading Documentation Updates for Plan Proposal Worfklow

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API Endpoints WIP 2021-07-15 & New Tech Teams Link

We’ve been chugging along defining the API endpoints. The file linked below is last week’s efforts, though it rests in an incomplete state; we’ve come to the limits of comfortably defining things like JSON responses and HTTP methods within Excel. You can count on the endpoints, HTTP methods, and meanings themselves being well set at… Continue reading API Endpoints WIP 2021-07-15 & New Tech Teams Link

Sandpiper Schemas WIP 2021-06-15

Last week I made several critical changes to the database schema based on work done building a template plan document generator in Python. This fixes bugs in some foreign key fields and adds linking directly to the plan_slices table. Full changelog and download below!