1      Definition

An Item containing the ID or the Item to be Interpreted.

2      Functional Requirements

Interpret should support the needs of humans and Processes to communicate to a Service their needs to Interpret Processes and Items.

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes Interpret Header
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-DIS-V”
– Version N2 Bytes Major version – 1 or 2 characters
– Dot-separator 1 Byte The character “.”
– Subversion N3 Byte Minor version – 1 or 2 characters
M-InstanceID N4 Bytes Identifier of M-Instance.
InterpretID N5 Bytes Identifier of Interpret Item.
InterpretData N6 Bytes Set of Interpret Data
– InterpretFormatID N7 Bytes ID of Interpret Format
– InterpretDataLength N8 Bytes Length of Interpret Data
– InterpretDataURI N9 Bytes URI of Interpret Data
DescrMetadata N11 Bytes Descriptive Metadata

5      Data Formats

MPAI assumes that different Discover Services will use different Interpret Formats.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests:

  1. Comments on Functional Requirements of the Interpret Item.
  2. Proposals for an initial list of Interpret Formats.