1      Definition

The ledger associated and optionally included in the metadata of a specific Asset.

2      Functional Requirements

The Provenance Item includes the list of all Transactions executed on an Asset, first and last included.

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-PRV-V”
– Version N2 Byte 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.
ProvenanceID N5 Bytes Identifier of Provenance.
ProvenanceData[] N6 Bytes Set of Provenance Data.
– TransactionID N7 Bytes The IDs of the Transactions in the Provenance.
DescrMetadata N8 Bytes Descriptive Metadata.

5      Data Formats

No new Data Formats.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests comments on Functional Requirements of the Provenance Item.