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  1. OMG Issue

XTCE13 — lack of Union construct (MER + ASIST)

  • Key: XTCE13-20
  • Legacy Issue Number: 8909
  • Status: open  
  • Source: NASA ( Kevin Rice)
  • Summary:

    MER supports a Union construct because their abstract data types live past decomm. ASIST also supports the same idea – that an abstract data type onboard the spacecraft MAY live past decomm. Although it is possible to let multiple parameters overlap, in a sense allowing for a Union in XTCE. The issue arises that validating software cannot differentiate this with a bug in a container specification. A union tag or element of some sort is needed.

  • Reported: XTCE 1.0b1 — Tue, 21 Jun 2005 04:00 GMT
  • Updated: Mon, 2 Apr 2018 18:22 GMT