Standards organizations are not playing as significant role in the development Web Services and XML specifications as they have traditionally in the areas of programming languages and database systems. Nevertheless, languages and database systems are important aspects to consider with Web Services. Also, industry consortia and individual organizations are starting to collaborate with the more traditional standards organizations.
Standards organizations described on this site include:
- Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12
- Health Level Seven (HL7)
- InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)
- International Imaging Industry Association (I3A)
- United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT)
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