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This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the UBL OASIS Standard. UBL defines a royalty-free library of standard electronic XML business documents such as purchase orders and invoices.

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General availability of UBL 2.1 OASIS Standard

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Hybrid Holsters

Hybrid holsters are a modern combination of leather and polymer that have been designed to be the optimal concealed carry holster. The gun is fitted in custom Kydex or other type of polymer on one side with soft, comfortable leather on the body side of the holster. This hybrid design gives concealed weapon carriers the best of both worlds in terms of safety and comfort. This type of holster has become extremely popular over the past few years.

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UBL International 2014

Location: 
Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 
2 Dec 2014
Event Type: 
Conference

UBL 2.1 Video Guides to Navigation

UBL Technical Committee co-chair Tim McGrath is creating videos guiding viewers on the navigation of the UBL 2.1 specifications.

The first one is now ready to watch:

Video guide to navigating the UBL 2.1 specifications.

XMLSpy Version 2015

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UBL 2.1 Schemas

The UBL (Universal Business Language) standard from OASIS defines a common standard XML library of business documents such as purchase orders, invoices, inventory reports, and so on. Now, it’s easy to work with UBL in XMLSpy 2015, which ships with the latest version, 2.1.

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What makes UBL a good standard for e-documents?

I was asked this question recently and my response is available at: 

http://blog.tradeshift.com/the-strongest-case-ever-made-for-an-international-e-document-standard/  

UBL Technical Committee Face-to-face

Location: 
Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 
1 Dec 2014
Event Type: 
Conference

How UBL is a key part of the future for public procurement.

A guest blog by Christian Lanng published by Neelie Kroes the Vice-President of the European Commission emphasizes the significance of the EU project PEPPOL ("Pan-European Public Procurement Online") for the UK's National Health Service and other public procurement initiatives.  

PEPPOL specifications are based on profiles of UBL developed by the CEN workshop on Business Interoperability Interfaces (BII). 

 

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UBL technical committee wins first Open Standards Cup

UBL is now being balloted as a draft international standard by ISO/IEC

ISO/IEC JTC 1 is Joint Technical Committee 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Its purpose as a technical committee is to develop, maintain, promote, and facilitate standards in the fields of information technology (IT) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
ISO/IEC 19845 is the work item of ISO/IEC JTC 1 to approve OASIS Universal Business Language Version 2.1 as an ISO/IEC Standard through their Publicly Available Specification (PAS) process.

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