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SYNTAX

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Definition:
Syntax is the relationship among characters or groups of characters, independent of their meanings or the manner of their interpretation and use; the structure of expressions in a language, and the rules governing the structure of a language.

Source Publication:
ISO/IEC CD 11179-5 "Information technology - Metadata registries (MDR) - Part 5 : Naming and identification principles", January 2003.

Cross References:
ISO / IEC 11179
Semantics

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, January 3, 2006