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Metadata Element Profiles

Correspondent Salutation

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

correspondentSalutation

Label

Salutation

Definitional Attributes

Definition

Identification of the salutation to use with the correspondent.

Purpose

To provide a degree of formality in the official communications.

Constraint

Applies to correspondents.

Datatype Name

Correspondent salutations are free form fields or populated from a pick list generated by previously entered values.

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Derived from an institutional list of past correspondents or entered as a new value. Examples: Mr., Mrs., Ms., Sir, Madam

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Optional

When is Element Populated?

When the correspondence folder is created.

How is the Element Populated?

User (often a user in the Correspondence Unit).

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7, #2.14; ECMUCS, 3 Flow of Events, Reference #3.1.8, #3.1.10, #3.1.18, #3.1.25, #3.1.28, #3.1.29, #3.3.2

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