SEC proposes the use of Python and XML

Ted Larson Freeman freeman at
Sun Apr 11 00:13:25 EDT 2010

This week the SEC proposed new requirements for asset-backed
securities that include the use of XML and Python:

"The asset-level information would be provided according to proposed
standards and in a tagged data format using eXtensible Markup Language
(XML). In addition, we are proposing to require, along with the
prospectus filing, the filing of a computer program of the contractual
cash flow provisions expressed as downloadable source code in Python,
a commonly used open source interpretive programming language."



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