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definition-Local

Definition:

“Local” is an adjective used to specify that something applies only to a restricted subset of a defined Scope.

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Concept Number: *376
English Master: Local
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

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Type

Adjective, Scope.


Examples

Example:
Risk: The Budgeted human Resources are not really available.
Note: This happened on the last 3 projects in this division. <-TG.

In this Case the “Note” is local to the above “Risk” specification. This is because it is immediately below, preferably indented, and contains no other indication, such as a Qualifier, which could indicate otherwise (Contrast to: “Note [All Software Projects] this happened ….<-TG.”



Example:
TF:
Type: Design.
Description [Telephone.Keypad]: Tactile Feedback.
Rationale: All Competitors have it.

The Design-Idea TF is local to the Component, Telephone.Keypad.


Global
• Declares the Scope of a Component as being across everything within a stated Scope
• Typically System-wide application

Local
• Declares the Scope as being restricted to a specific subset within a defined, usually larger, Scope
• Local implies more localized

Generic
• Declares something can be applied to components across a declared Scope (usually quite wide)
• Multiple use for several different components is implied
• Tailoring to suit Conditions of Component subsets is possible (Features to cater for such tailoring might be in-built)

Specific
• Declares something can be applied only to the identified stated components within Scope
• Restricted use under known Conditions tends to apply.
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For example: Within a Requirement, a term may be defined locally by declaring a tag and stating a definition. It can then be used and reused (by referencing its tag) several times locally. The tag is not intended for reuse outside the Scope of that Requirement.


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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.
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Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 18:53:16 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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