[Contents] [Next Page] [Prev Page] [Up] [Index] [How to Search]
Creating a dictionary
3.10 - Summary
Data models are rigorously defined with the machine readable Data Definition Language. From the DDL files containing the schema for a complete model, a compiled form of the data definition, or dictionary, is then produced. The dictionary may then be stored in a dictionary file and subsequently re-used. Dictionary reports of various types may be produced by the MAD.
The concepts introduced in this chapter are:
Compiled form of data definition. Produced by the MAD from the DDL that defines the data structures for the data model.
BR and MR - CERN PTG - ADAMO Users Guide for Version 3.3 - 11 Oct 93