The supermarket industry is rallying around SIL as a standard for computer communication between individual stores and the corporate distribution centers and outside wholesalers that supply them. A special task force set up by the Joint Industry Efficient Consumer Response Committee gave SIL, which stands for Standard Interface Language, a ringing endorsement in November. The Uniform Code Council will hold a special meeting on Sunday to discuss how to best support it, and SIL is expected to ...

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