Well, seems public companies have about 9 months to get their XBRL ducks in order. Per a CNN news release, SEC to Roll out 'RoboCop' against fraud, the Accounting Quality Model the SEC was talking about will soon become a reality.
An excerpt from the article:
The regulator plans to roll out the early warning system this year, saying it will mine a "rich vein of information" continuously supplied by companies through official filings such as annual reports.
The tool is one of the boldest uses so far of the computer-readable "XBRL tags" that are increasingly being attached to financial data around the world to enable easier comparisons between businesses.