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The NIST STEP Part 21 Exchange File Toolkit: An Update



Don E. Libes


The NIST STEP Part 21 Exchange File toolkit is a software library for building tools that manipulate files in the format described by Part 21 of STEP. Part 21 is also known as Clear Text Encoding of the Exchange Structure. The toolkit was released to the public in 1990. This paper describes the changes that have been made to the toolkit since then.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5187
Report Number


STEP, Part 21, toolkit, Exchange Structure, text encoding


Libes, D. (1993), The NIST STEP Part 21 Exchange File Toolkit: An Update, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created January 1, 1993, Updated October 16, 2008