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Subject: Re: Units of Measure

Isn't there an ISO standard for expressing units of measure?  I looked at
some EDIFACT data elements for units of measure (in a printed
implementation guide and EDISIM), but couldn't find any references.

"William J. Kammerer" wrote:

> Neal Smith shared a proposal from the Petrochemical Open Systems Corp,
> an energy industry consortium, for standard XML data representations of
> Units of Measure.
> This is indeed something that could/should be expressed as ebXML Core
> Components.  But for other work in this area, also see
> http://lists.ebxml.org/archives/ebxml-core/200012/msg00034.html, where
> there's a pointer to a GCA paper entitled "What XML Schema Designers
> Need to Know About Measurement Units."
> William J. Kammerer
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Michael C. Rawlins, Rawlins EC Consulting

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