Subject: Re: Ariba - open?
From: Brian Fox <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 12:04:15 -0800

   Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 13:45:50 -0500
   From: Jean Camp <>

   Ariba,, is claiming to have the industry's leading open
   global platform for e-commerce. Now what does "open" mean in this context?
   Do they mean 'published API"? Or " open source" or just "open for
   business"?  I did look around the web site but could find nothing that shed

Open "API".  XML document specifications and transmission
specifications through