Subject: Re: [PartyId "type" negotiation]
"William J. Kammerer" wrote: > Prasad Yendluri asked "Since PartyId can take a flexible form coupled > with the type attribute (e.g. <PartyId type="urn:duns.com"> > 1234567890123 </PartyId>), has any thought been given to making this > negotiable / something that can be specified in the CPP/CPA?" > > Like a person might have certain names or nicknames he'll respond to, an > organization may use one or more logical identifiers to identify > itself - e.g., any of a D-U-N-S, a UCC/EAN GLN, a SCAC, a Health > Industry Number (HIN), and on and on. Each of these is unique within > its name space (though an organization, through mergers or otherwise, > may have two or more of each!). > > As long as any of the valid IDs to which one will answer can be > accommodated in multiple occurrences of the <PartyId> element within > <PartyInfo> in the CPP, what kind of negotiation would be necessary? The negotiation is on the "type". Should both parties use DUNS/HIN/.. Or perhaps one party could use DUNS and the other a URI for the SMTP address etc.
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