DRAFT EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 7)
Implementation Date: November 21, 2011
This DRAFT EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification (Version 7), 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 7) 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 November 21, 2011. The final version of the specification will be made available if approved by the Commission on or about November 21, 2011 on the SEC's Public Website.
On October 24, 2011, EDGAR Release 11.2.4 will introduce the following changes. None of these changes will result in updates to any schema files:
On November 21, 2011, EDGAR Release 11.3 will introduce the following changes:
The following Draft EDGARLink Online XML Technical Specification documents detail the valid structure and content of the EDGARLink Online submission types.