ISO/IEC 8211:1994 Information technology - Specification for a data descriptive file for information interchange

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Overview

Full name ISO/IEC 8211:1994, Information technology - Specification for a data descriptive file for information interchange
Version Edition 2
Amendments None
Corrigenda None
Published by ISO and IEC
Languages English
Online overview https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#!iso:std:20305:en
Type of standard ISO International Standard

Instance level

Similar standard(s) None
Application ISO/IEC 8211 specifies an interchange format to facilitate the moving of files or parts of files containing data records between computer systems. The intended use of the format is for physical recorded media and communication files. This standard is used in S-57 IHO transfer standard for digital hydrographic data to define the data format, ensuring data interoperability and exchange.
Implementation benefits ISO/IEC 8211 specifies medium-independent and system-independent file and data record formats to ensure interoperability of information. The data format can store elementary data, vectors, arrays and hierarchies.

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