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1.4.5 <DescriptionDefinition>

A <DescriptionDefinition> is a top-level <IvesMessage> component that defines a <Description> ([*]) that may be utilised in multiple locations through an <IvesMessage> via the usage of a <DescriptionReference> element ([*]).


(timestamp attributes)
See Shared timestamp attributes ([*])
optional string. The type attribute is an optional string attribute that assigns the given <DescriptionDefinition> to a given class of documents. It is up to the Supplier and the Consumer to come to an agreement as to the meaning of the types that are supported.
May Contain

See Shared Description Components ([*])

Alex Fiennes 2010-04-13