2.6. Create Glossary

Creating a glossary is shown in Table 2.16.

Table 2.16. Summary: Creating a glossary.
Reference card: Create glossary.
Incoming and outgoing data


General requirements to the system.


Description of domain terms for the project.

Why? A glossary restricts the playground for free interpretations so typical of natural languages to avoid misunderstandings in the project.

What? Describe domain terms from the system environment.

How? Describe the terms in text form in the style of a lexicon. Long explanations and formal definitions do not belong to a glossary.

Where? A standardized project ...

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