MD MetadataExtension

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MD_ExtendedInformation includes the fields used to extend the metadata model.

Elements Domain Definition and Recommended Practice Examples
1 mex:name 1 gco:CharacterString Name of the extended metadata element
2 mex:definition 1 gco:CharacterString Definition of the extended element
3 mex:obligation 0..1 mex:MD_ObligationCode Obligation of the extended element
4 mex:condition 0..1 gco:CharacterString Condition under which the extended element is mandatory
5 mex:dataType 1 mex:MD_DatatypeCode Code which identifies the kind of value provided in the extended element
6 mex:maximumOccurrence 0..1 gco:CharacterString Maximum occurrence of the extended element
7 mex:domainValue 0..1 gco:CharacterString Valid values that can be assigned to the extended element
8 mex:parentEntity 1..* gco:CharacterString Name of the metadata entity(s) under which this extended metadata element may appear. The name(s) may be standard metadata element(s) or other extended metadata element(s)
9 mex:rule 1 gco:CharacterString Specifies how the extended element relates to other existing elements and entities
10 mex:rationale 0..1 gco:CharacterString Reason for creating the extended element
11 mex:source 1..* cit:CI_Responsibility Name of the person or organisation creating the extended element
12 mex:conceptName 0..1 gco:CharacterString
13 mex:code 0..1 gco:CharacterString

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Possible Parent Elements

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