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Public review begins for UBL 2.1

This OASIS 30-day public review will be held from 26 August to 24 September 2011. This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work. The specification was previously submitted for a 60-day public review on 25 September 2010 [2]. This review is limited in scope to changes made from the previous review. Changes are detailed in section B.3.4 of the Committee Specification Draft.


MXV: Model-driven XML Schema Vocabulary design

MXV is a portable, industry-independent, yet customisable W3C XML Schema design solution.
MXV lets you:

Dates with only DD/MM or MM/YY

We are planning to use UBL for a large project that unifies many different organizations. These organizations have data in various forms. SOme of these organizations store their dates as either DD/MM or MM/YY format.

These dates appear both as dates as well as part of periods. I reviewed date types in UBL- but did not find one that can support dates which contain only day-month or month-year.

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UBL 2.1 version approved?

Question, what is the current state of the UBL 2.1 version? Is it already approved or is it still subjected to review? In the doc section I can see the 2.1 zip archive having a PRD description, however the news section does not mention a final release of the 2.1 version. If not approved what is the expectation when this will happen? Kind Regards,Skander


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Peppol conference

Stockholm, Sweden
26 May 2011 - 27 May 2011
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Specifying backorder in OrderResponse

I'm looking for a guideline and hopefully an example of useage of the OrderResponse to inform that an item is in backorder.  Can't see it described anywhere.

Supply Chains Now Speak a Common Language at the Perceptant Exchange

Perceptant today announced support for UBL, an open xml standard for B2B messaging that facilitates the exchange of catalogue, pricing, stock and transaction information between buyers and suppliers...Perceptant's iHUB, iBAM and SCMaaS (Supply Chain Management as a Service) products leverage XML and incorporate its strengths into a comprehensive business application environment - managing all critical aspects of integrating and automating interactions between customers, partners and suppliers.

ISO TC 154 Plenary (29th) and TDED MA

McLean, VA, USA
17 Feb 2011 - 18 Feb 2011
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5th International PEPPOL conference

Troyes en Champagne, France
8 Nov 2010 - 10 Nov 2010
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goUBL.com - a focus for North America

http://goUBL.com is a commercial ecosystem focused on helping deploy UBL in North America.  The ecosystem of cooperating companies offers products, services, training and resources related to UBL.  Included in the services is help getting up on the Tradeshift platform in the US and Canada.

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