Cancels and replaces the first edition (1985). Specifies an interchange format to facilitate the moving of files or parts of files containing data records between computer systems. Specifies: media-independent file and data record descriptions for information interchange; the description of data elements, vectors, arrays and hierarchies containing character strings, bit strings and numeric forms; a data descriptive file; a data descriptive record; three levels of complexity of file and record structure; FTAM unstructured and structured document types.
Edition: 2 (Monolingual) ICS: 35.080 Status: Published Stage: 90.93 (2000-06-21) TC/SC: ISO/IEC JTC 1 Number of Pages: 69
Revises: ISO 8211:1985
No corrigenda or amendments available