Saturday, January 28, 2006

Universal Business Language


Prof. Jane Winn presented Jon Bosak of Sun Microsystems, who informed many of us who are interested in the development of the Universal Business Language -- An implementation of XML designed to form a common set of business contracting documents.

For a quick bit of fun, check out the international form of their data dictionary, with over 600 standard business terms translated over 6 different languages. (Jon left it to the lawyers and others to try and figure out what happens if people disagree on the translations!)

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