My name is Paul Breen & I work for British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
interfacing to OGC SOS instances. Similarly, I also developed a WPS
library (not the 52°North one). These two efforts were as a result of a
project here at BAS to enable standardised discovery, browse and access
to our meteorological data .
I agree that an OWS library is a great idea; indeed had something like
this existed when I started development of SOS.js, I would of happily
used it. I look forward to contributing whatever I can.