1      Definition

An Identified subset of the Universe with its own administration.

2      Functional Requirements

U-Environment is defined by a Data Format.

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes U-Environment Header
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-UEN-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
MInstanceID N4 Bytes Identifier of M-Instance.
UEnvironmentID N5 Bytes Identifier of U-EnvironmentID.
DescrMetadata N6 Bytes Descriptive Metadata

.5      Data Formats

Formats for identifying U-Environments are required.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests

  1. Comments on Functional Requirements of Summary.
  2. Proposals of Formats for inclusion in the future Data Types, Formats, and Attributes