success criterion [English]

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n. ~ PaaST (SuccessCriterion) · A standard, principle, or reference point used to determine whether an execution of a preservation rule satisfies the rule.


  • PaaST (1.0) 2017 (†860 p. 45): A SuccessCriterion, then, must have one or more ProblemHandlingInstructions. A ProblemHandlingInstruction is a business rule that specifies what is to be done when a problem is identified in executing a PreservationRule. A ProblemHandlingInstruction is a special type of PreservationRule, one that is invoked when another PreservationRule fails to execute successfully. (†2581)