machine readable :
- a suitable for feeding directly into a computer
News & Articles
- XBRL Would Be Wonderful If It Always Worked
The purpose of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is to make certain parts of SEC filings and other business documents machine readable. Ideally, the automated data gathering that XBRL enables would allow for more sophisticated analysis by regulators, analysts, and investors.
Nov. 7, 2013 - Forbes