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GUIDE is a XML format for describing business information interchanges between a set of endpoints exchanging transactions. GUIDE is a layered approach, so that each aspect of the GUIDE syntax is expressed as a separate markup layer. Separation into layers is a fundamental requirement in order to meet the ability to deploy the semantic web as opposed to the content-based web of today. The objective of GUIDE is to provide a simple open business interchange system for the consistent exchange of transactions.
|File Name:||File Size:||Description:|
|GUIDE_01.PDF||179 kilobytes||GUIDE technical specifications latest version.|
|samples.ZIP||5 kilobytes||XML examples from GUIDE technical specifications.|
|GUIDE_01.HTM||600 kilobytes||HTML version of GUIDE technical specifications.|
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|1||Either mouse “left click”, or mouse “right click” the link to the GUIDE_01.PDF file to open or save it to your computer, or Tab to the link and press enter.||The file is in PDF format. If you do not have a PDF viewer, you can download the software required (see below – item 4).|
|2||Either mouse “left click”, or mouse “right click” the link to the samples.ZIP file to open or save it to your computer, or Tab to the link and press enter.||This is the XML samples from the GUIDE documentation.|
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