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Metadata Element Profiles

Response Language

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

responseLanguage

Label

Language of Reply

Definitional Attributes

Definition

To identify the language used in the reply to the correspondent.

Purpose

To allow users to determine what language is being used in the reply to the correspondent. Typically and English correspondence will be answered in English, French in French and less commonly bi-lingual with bi-lingual. There are often cases in some institutions where other languages may be used as the language of response and where translations will be needed.

Constraint

Applies to attachment.

Datatype Name

Alphanumeric

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Drawn from a pick list of values. Examples: English, Français

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Optional

When is Element Populated?

When the reply is drafted and added to the folder.

How is the Element Populated?

User.

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.14

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