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RosettaNet
Last modified: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 

Named after the ancient Rosetta stone, which helped decipher hieroglyphics. A non-profit organization (www.rosettanet.org) that seeks to implement standards for supply-chain (manager-supplier) transactions on the Internet. Created in Winter 1998, the group includes companies like American Express, Microsoft, Netscape, and IBM, and is working to standardize labels for elements like product descriptions, part numbers, pricing data, and inventory status. The group hopes to implement many of its goals through XML, a mark-up language that lets programmers classify information with tags.

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RosettaNet Home Page
Provides access to RosettaNet's visitor information. Here, users can view projects, submit a new project idea, or provide feedback on current projects in development.

Vendors Back RosettaNet Internet Standard
TechWeb article (April 1999) on what electronics supply-chain companies are saying about RosettaNet and its progress so far.

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