Internal Object


The dataSource object provides information about the source data used in creating the data specified in the dataScope.

    def newDataSource
        intObj = {
            sourceDescription: nil,
            sourceCitation: {},
            sourceSteps: []

sourceDescription: string - a brief description about the source dataset used in creating the data specificed in the scope.

sourceCitation: object - a citation object providing information about the source dataset including a link or other access instructions.

sourceSteps: array - an array of dataProcessingStep describing the non-trivial events and transformations to prepare the source data for use as the data specified in the scope.