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Subject: Fwd: ebXML developments (1/1)

Can anyone provide any information to address these questions.

>X-Envelope-From: interlock@cix.co.uk
>Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 13:20 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
>From: interlock@cix.co.uk (Adrian Robinson)
>Subject: ebXML developments (1/1)
>To: simonn@eng.sun.com
>Reply-To: adrian.robinson@cite.org.uk
>X-Ameol-Version: 2.52.2000, Windows 98 4.10.2222 ( A )
>Dear Simon,
>Urgent Request for Clarification please.
>I would be very grateful if you would be able to quickly clarify the 
>following issues which will impact on a presentation I am to give
>next week.
>CITE is the UK Construction Industry body focused on e-business and 
>associated technologies. As part of our scope, we have
>developed a suite of data exchange standards that includes XML schema 
>developments. In my role as Technical Projects
>Executive, I am responsible for all CITE technical developments including 
>XML. We see ebXML as a key international development
>and hope to align our adoption of XML to this core initiative.
>  I would much appreciate your comments/advice on the following queries.
>1. Are the ebXML structures based on EDIFACT structures - or is this a 
>"clean start"?
>2. In  examples shown in some of the ebXML documentation, it appears that 
>descriptive tags have been used in XML data. Does
>ebXML maintain a look up table of the tags used and are these linked to 
>the equivalent EDIFACT codes..... or are codes "old hat"?
>If there is a look up table, is it currently available?
>3. The CITE XML development (see document attached) is based on the 
>EDIFACT message structure and holds EDIFACT codes
>and qualifiers in the data. It appears that codes and qualifiers are *not* 
>used in ebXML data. Do codes and qualifiers still have a roll
>to play?
>I would much appreciate your initial comments as soon as possible so that 
>I can update my information and to take a view on
>future CITE XML developments.
>If you have any queries, please feel free to contact me.
>Kind regards,
>Adrian Robinson.
>T: 01386 793 300
>F: 01386 793 306

Simon Nicholson
Snr. Market Strategist
XML Technology Centre
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Tel:    +1 (650) 786 4238
Fax:    +1 (650) 786 5723
Email: simonn@eng.sun.com

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