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CONTEXT

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Definition:
The context is the circumstances, purpose, and perspective under which an object is defined or used.

Context:
A context description language is the identifier of the language used in the context description (ISO/IEC FCD 11179-3, "Registry Metamodel, Final Committee Draft", 2001).

The administration record for a context is a context administration record.

The textual description of the context is a context description.

The identifier of the language used in the context description is a context description language identifier (ISO/IEC 11179-3 "Information technology-Metadata registries (MDR)-Part 3: Registry metamodel and basic attributes", February 2003).

Source Publication:
ISO/IEC FDIS 11179-1 "Information technology - Metadata registries - Part 1: Framework", March 2004.

Cross References:
Administered item

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, December 16, 2005