BOD Structure

A BOD's structure is depicted in Figure 2.1, “BOD Structure” . A BOD will always be made up of the ApplicationArea, DataArea, Noun and components.

Figure 2.1. BOD Structure

BOD Structure

A typical BOD will have the following message hierarchy:

Figure 2.2. Message Hierarchy

Message Hierarchy

The Application Area is standard across the BODs. Every BOD may have a different set of verbs that can be used with it. The verbs describes the various actions that can occur. More detail about these components can be found in the appropriate sections with in this guideline. For a more detailed explanation of the BODs design structure, please refer to the BOD XML Implementation Reference document available from the STAR Web Site.