preservation commitment [English]

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n. ~ PaaST (Preservation Commitment) · An agreement, obligation, or intention to preserve one or more preservation targets.


  • PaaST (1.0) 2017 (†860 p. 46): The process of preservation starts with a decision to preserve one or more IntellectualEntities, which are thus qualified as PreservationTargets. This decision is called a Preservation Commitment. A Preservation Commitment is an agreement, obligation or intention to preserve one or more PreservationTargets. There are three basic types of Preservation Commitment: Preservation Agreement . . . , Preservation Obligation . . . , Preservation Intention . . . . (†2543)