David Webber is chair of the N.American Chapter of the XML/edi Group, lectures widely on XML/edi, and is co-Chairing the eBusiness track at XML'99, in Philadelphia, in December. Holder of a US patent for EDI processing, Webber is currently authoring a book on XML and EDI for Macmillan Technical Publishing.
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Less Is More In E-Business: The XML/edi Group
The XML/edi Group's "XML for E-Business Initiative" seeks to deliver on the promise of XML for the many businesses currently unable to use established electronic business mechanisms. In this article, the authors explain the initiative and argue strongly for simplicity in XML specifications.