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DRAFT EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 5)

Implementation Date: September 12, 2011

This DRAFT EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 5), posted before Commission approval of potential regulatory changes in this release, is provided as a service to our filing community to assist filers, agents, and software developers in their preparation of responses to potential changes the staff anticipates. Since this is a draft specification, the SEC retains the right to change any part of the specification before the new system release is made final. In addition, the final EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification is subject to Commission approval and may be revised before approval or not approved at all. Similarly, the posting of the DRAFT EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 5) does not indicate Commission approval of any pending proposed changes relating to the potential changes reflected in the draft specification. The changes outlined in this draft specification, if approved, are scheduled to take effect on September 12, 2011. The final version of the specification will be made available if approved by the Commission on or about September 12, 2011 on the SEC's Public Website.

EDGAR Release 11.2.2 will introduce the following change to the Draft EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 5):

  • The schema files eis_Common.xsd, eis_Common_SC.xsd and eis_BulkFiling.xsd have been updated as below:
     
    • eis_Common.xsd: The regular expressions defined for "ENTITY_NAME_TYPE", "NAME_TYPE", "DOCUMENT_DESCRIPTION_TYPE", and "DEPOSITORY_TYPE" elements in the schema have been modified.
       
    • eis_Common_SC.xsd: The regular expressions defined for "SERIES_NAME_TYPE" and "CLASS_NAME_TYPE" elements in the schema have been modified.
       
    • eis_BulkFiling.xsd: The regular expression defined for "SUBMISSION_DESCRIPTION_TYPE" element has been modified.
       
  • Appendices B and C have been updated to reflect the changes made to the schemas.

The following Draft EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification documents detail the valid structure and content of the EDGARLink Online submission types.

 

http://www.sec.gov/info/edgar/edgarlinkonlinexml5_d.htm


Modified: 09/08/2011