PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – Simple Open Framing Header (SOFH) Version 1.1 Release Candidate 1

Simple Open Framing Header provides a primitive message framing header that communicates two pieces of information, the length of a message and the encoding type of that message. It is intended to support existing and future encoding types and to have a set of encoding types to permit user defined encodings.

The release candidate documents for SOFH can be found here:

The key enhancements of version 1.1 were:

  • Allow little-endian byte order by counterparty agreement
  • Adds encoding type for SBE v2.0

The proposal is following the technical standards review process described in the document found here:

This release candidate now enters a public comment period in which public review and feedback is encouraged. The public comment period will run for a period of 90 days beginning on the 22nd of September 2019.

Please post feedback, comments, and questions as replies to this discussion thread.