A data format specific to a company, industry or other limited group. A proprietary format locks in content and is not easily converted into a different format.
A specific EDI standard format used by a company or limited group. It is not ANSI X12 compliant.
The best way to look at proprietary formats is to think of MP3 and Liquid Audio formats. Read On
conversion from a closed proprietary format to another format
A data format specific to a company, industry or other limited group. Proprietary formats do not comply with EDI standards.