Member Review of Proposed Submission of UBL v2.1 to ISO/IEC JTC 1

The members of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) TC [1] have requested that OASIS submit the following OASIS Standard [2]:

Universal Business Language Version 2.1
OASIS Standard
04 November 2013

to ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) [3] for approval as a proposed International Standard under JTC 1's "Publicly Available Specification" (PAS) transposition procedure. OASIS is an approved PAS submitter, accredited by JTC 1 to make direct submissions of its final standards that are within JTC 1's scope for ISO/IEC approval [4].

The OASIS Liaison Policy [5] requires that management approve or reject the Request as meeting the policy's requirements; if it is accepted, the policy requires that the Request be posted for member review for 30 days, for comment on the proposed terms, before transmitting it to JTC1.

The TC's Submission Request, dated 6 November 2013, meets each of the applicable criteria of the Liaison Policy, and is available here:

Member Review Period:

The member public review starts 03 December 2013 at 00:00 GMT and ends 01 January 2014 at 23:59 GMT.

This is an open invitation to OASIS members to comment on the proposed terms of submission, described in the Request. Comments may be submitted by any OASIS member to the TC and OASIS by directing them to the mailing list. Members should not need to subscribe to the list; as each member should be able to use it automatically. If you have a problem posting to it, let us know. Please direct any other questions to

Comments submitted to that list are publicly archived and can be viewed at:

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) TC:

[2] Universal Business Language Version 2.1 was approved as an OASIS Standard in November 2013 and is available here:

- Editable Source (Authoritative):


- PDF:

- For convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the prose specifications and related files in a ZIP distribution file, available here:


[4] PAS Submitters:

[5] OASIS Liaison Policy:

Associated TC: 
Universal Business Language (UBL)