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   Re: [xml-dev] Edi complexity, does ebxml really reduce it?

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These excellent questions are probably best asked on the ebXML-dev list.

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World

bry@itnisk.com wrote:
>  Whenever one examines one of the ebxml specs or reads an article on the subject
>  there is likely to be a reference to how edi had problems with being accepted
> because it was too complex, but luckily ebxml, being based on xml, solves all
> this. A very suspect class of assertion it seems like to me. I'm wondering if
> anyone who has familiarity with these technologies can clarify exactly how and
> in what ways ebxml reduces the complexity of edi.
> Basically my understanding is that ebxml just wrapped the edi model in xml, so I
> have a hard time seeing how it could be simpler.
> Also am wondering about CPAs in Ebxml, it strikes me that this process could
> actually be somewhat onerous, does anyone know of any case studies etc. on
> problems with making CPAs between two companies?
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Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton


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