This data model applies to any thesaurus conforming to BS 8723-2.
- Naming convention
- The names used in this diagram were modified to match the names used in the XML Schema. Most elements use GovTalk’s UpperCamelCase recommendation.
- Where relevant, the name of Dublin Core elements are used as elements in the XML Schema. In this case, the name follows the Dublin Core lowerCamelCase convention.
- The diamond symbol in the diagram represents an aggregation. This symbol is used to indicate that in the XML the definition of an object will be nested in its parent object.
- Normal associations (without a diamond) indicate a relationship of the type ID/IDRef in XML.
The model of DD8723-5 can be downloaded as an image from the following location Model.jpg>.