CSA - CAN/CSA-Z243.225-90
Information Processing - Text and Office Systems - Office Document Architecture (ODA) and Interchange Format - Part 5: Office Document Interchange Format (ODIF)
|Publication Date:||1 August 1990|
The purpose of ISO 8613 is to facilitate the interchange of documents.
In the context of ISO 8613, documents are considered to be items such as memoranda, letters, invoices, forms and reporls, which may include pictures and tabular material. Thecontent elementsusedwithinth
NOTE - ISO 8613 Is designed to allow for exlenstons. including typographical features, colour, spreadsheets and additional types ot content such as sound.
ISO 8613 applies to the interchange of documents by means of data communications or the exchange ot storage media.
ISO 8613 provides for the interchange of documents for either or both of the following purposes:
- to allow presentation as intended by the originator;
- to allow processing such as editing and reformatting.
The composition of a document in interchange can take several forms:
- formatted form, allowing presentation of the document;
- processable torm, allowing processing of the document;
- formatted processable form, allowing both presentation and processing.
ISO 8613 also provides for the interchange of ODA information structures used for the processing ot interchanged documents.
Furthermore, ISO 8613 allows for the interchange of documents containing one or more different types of content such as character text, images, graphics and sound.
This part of ISO 8613 defines
-theformat of the data stream used to interchange documents structured in accordance withISO 8613-2;
-therepresentation of the constituents which may appear in an interchanged document.
1 This pan of ISO 8613 does not specify the coded representation of content elements.
2 Data formats for presentation attributes and coding attributes are defined in other parts of ISO 8613.