|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
B2B XML Application: Step by Step , 5 of 32
Retailers and Suppliers use different formats.
Because Retailers use different order form formats, the Retailer's order data is transformed into XML so that any Supplier can recognize and process their orders.
Suppliers use different formats for their order status and acknowledgement data. This data is converted to XML so that any Retailer can recognize the order status and acknowledgement.
Figure 13-1 illustrates the overall flow of the Retailer-Supplier transaction. The Retailer enters the order.