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== UBL ==
== UBL ==
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"[http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/cd-UBL-1.0/ UBL] is designed to provide a universally understood and recognized commercial syntax for legally binding business documents and to operate within a standard business framework such as ISO 15000 (ebXML) to provide a complete, standards-based infrastructure that can extend the benefits of existing EDI systems to businesses of all sizes."
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UBL uses the following semantics for prices:
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* In the context of an Order. a LineItem can have a Quantity which is qualified with a unitCode.
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* In the context of the price of a product: a Price has a PriceAmount qualified with a currencyID, and a BaseQuantity (usually 1) qualified with a unitCode.
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The value of unitCode are those defined by UNECE.

Revision as of 02:35, 3 October 2006

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Measure Formats

This is a collection of existing measure formats.

UNECE

UNECE, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has standardized the measurement unit codes for use in Trade.

ACORD

ACORD, a leading insurance standardization organization uses the following semantics for expressing measures:

Systeme International

The internation system of measures consists of base and derived units of measure.

For instance, meter (m) is the elementary unit of length, second (s) the elementary unit of time, and speed or velocity is derived and expressed in meter per second (m/s).

The Unified Code for Units of Measure

The Unified Code for Units of Measure

UBL

"UBL is designed to provide a universally understood and recognized commercial syntax for legally binding business documents and to operate within a standard business framework such as ISO 15000 (ebXML) to provide a complete, standards-based infrastructure that can extend the benefits of existing EDI systems to businesses of all sizes."

UBL uses the following semantics for prices:

The value of unitCode are those defined by UNECE.

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