cfiXML Documentation

The guidelines for:
the latest Public Release V4.0;
previous Public Releases, and cfiXML Light,
are described and available to download.
cfiXML Procedures and open source licenses are also provided.


Guidelines

XML Schema Reference Guide V4.0, 2012, Review Draft

The 2012 guidelines (V4.0) detail significant alterations in the schema model and the development of the cfiXML Light (LT) version, made available from July 2011 in Schema Public Release V4.0.  Show more...

XML Schema Reference Guide V3.0, 2009, Review Draft

The 2009 guidelines (V3.0) are associated with schema releases prior to Public Release V4.0.  It is a detailed update of earlier guidelines, building on lessons learned through schema development requirements and real usage scenario demonstrations.  Show more...

cfiXML Light (LT) Specifications

The cfiXML Light (LT) schema version is a subset of the full schema model.
Schema LT has been developed to support the use of simple XML serialization tools and so enable developers with limited XML experience to be able to develop data exchange systems easily and cost-effectively.  Show more...

cfiXML Procedures

This document provides a description for the work processes and procedures for reviewing and submitting XML schemas for consideration into cfiXML working group development activities. (Intended for schema developers)

Open Source Licenses

FIATECH Open Source License  - provides the full text of the FIATECH open source license for users of the currently published XML schemas. (Intended for everyone)

AIChE-DIPPR Open Source License  - provides the full text of the AIChE-DIPPR open source license for users of the currently published XML schemas. (Intended for everyone)

Alar Open Source License  - provides the full text of the Alar Engineering Software, Inc. open source license for users of the currently published XML schemas. (Intended for everyone)