4.11.1 Relationship Mechanisms: Data-Object Reference
|For Standard||CTA v2.1|
The data-object reference is a special mechanism in the schema that is used to specify relationships between and among Energistics data objects. The reference mechanism is specified in the data-object schema and includes:
- The UUID(s) of the data-object being referenced.
- The nature of the reference relationship. For example, one data object may "interpret" another data object or one data object may "represent" another data object. Possible relation types include:
Because these relationships are specific, they are entered as relation names in the UML model in EA.