Business Data APIs and Interchange Community Group created

The Business Data APIs and Interchange Community Group has been launched:


Today, transmission of business data between software currently happens
in the EDI format.  This format is confusing, unreadable, and not
publicly published.  Many implementations are custom and involve high
maintenance costs.  The goal of this group is to define standards for
transmission of various business data in a public, extensible, and
humanly readable manner. 


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Received on Monday, 21 October 2019 18:24:38 UTC