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   Re: [xml-dev] Top 10 commercial XML vocabularies?

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Jonathan Robie wrote:

> Turning to banking, there is only one vocabulary listed, OFX:
> [...]
> Can anybody tell me the status of OFX? There is a press release saying over
> 1000 companies adopted it, in January 2001, and Checkfree, Intuit, and
> Microsoft all said they would use it. Is this an example of a successful,
> widespread business vocabulary, or did it turn out to be hype? I suspect
> that this one is for real, but I don't have any hard data to make me
> confident that this is the case.

Quicken and Microsoft Money both use OFX; I've personally
seen it "in the wild" on my credit card's and bank's websites.

(The original OFX spec was SGML-based, BTW.  It's been around
and in use for a while.)

--Joe English



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