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Recently Web API (Application Programming Interface) is widely utilized for the service interfaces in enterprise applications. In this article, the possibility of applying Web API to electronic commerce, especially to EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), is discussed. We propose architecture called “Open EDI” as a platform for such activities. And the notation of “Cloud_Object” is introduced that is the structured operational unit for EDI. We aim the system works as a general web applications without specific operational environment for the dataexchanges.