SCR 3-1116

SCR 3-1116: Align Online PSDD with pdsdd.full

Priority: medium

Problem Summary

Some element information appears different when displayed using the on-line Data Dictionary tool as compared with pdsdd.full. For example, the on-line DD shows REPETITIONS to have MINIMUM_COLUMN_VALUE=2 whereas pdsdd.full has MINIMUM=2; both apparently mean the same thing, but that is not clear to the user. Not only does MINIMUM make more sense (“column” is only meaningful if you know how the underlying data base is — or was — organized), but MINIMUM_COLUMN_VALUE is supposed to be REAL and is being set to an integer value. The identical problem arises with ITEMS; there are presumably others scattered throughout the Dictionary.

Working Group

E. Rye (lead) J. Ho, R. Joyner, D. Simpson

Originator: Dick Simpson

Standards Change Request


Supplementary Material


StatusDateTaskResponsible PartyResponse
SUBMITTED 2007-05-04Submit issue.ORIGIssue submitted through online interface 05/04/07.
Form working group.EN-SEORIGE. Rye sent email to J. Ho and R. Joyner on 05/04/07 asking if either would be willing to be on working group.
R. Joyner responded to E. Rye on 05/07/07 that he would be willing to be on working group.
Working group consists of E. Rye (lead), R. Joyner, and D. Simpson
Update status to IN_PROGRESS.EN-SEStatus updated to IN_PROGRESS by E. Rye on 05/07/07.
IN_PROGRESS 2007-05-07Update queue to Disposition.EN-SEQueue updated to Disposition by E. Rye on 05/07/07.
Submit draft SCR.WGE. Rye changed title of issue from “Align pdsdd.full with on-line DD” to “Align Online PSDD with pdsdd.full” on 05/21/07.
E. Rye added J. Ho to working group on 05/22/07.
E. Rye wrote draft V1.0 of SCR and sent it to working group and S. Hughes on 05/22/07.