ISO/IEC 11179-5:1995
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Information technology -- Specification and standardization of data elements -- Part 5: Naming and identification principles for data elements

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Provides rules and guidelines for naming and identification of data elements and describes the components and structure of data element identification. It defines the identifying attributes, describes the relationship of the attributes to each other and includes principles by which naming conventions can be developed.


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