ArchiMate® 1.0 Specification
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Technical Standard

ArchiMate® 1.0 Specification

ISBN:   1-931624-80-1

Document Number:       C091



Published by The Open Group, February 2009.
Some minor corrections applied March 2009 to remain synchronized with the version published by Van Haren Publishing.


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ArchiMate is a registered trademark of The Open Group.