Developing the common communication format


Hopkinson, A. 1986. Developing the common communication format. Information Development. 2 (2), pp. 99-104.
TitleDeveloping the common communication format
AuthorsHopkinson, A.

The Unesco Common Communication Format (CCF) is described in the context of other exchange formats. A definition is given of 'exchange format', and the CCF is compared against this definition. The history of its development is outlined and its major technical features are summarized. Examples are given of the ways in which it is being used and is likely to be used in the future, and a number of implementation manuals are mentioned which have been developed to assist in its use.

PublisherSAGE Publications
JournalInformation Development
Publication dates
PrintApr 1986
Publication process dates
Deposited14 Sep 2009
Output statusPublished
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