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FAST message templates consist of field objects. Each of these entities should be coded separately.

Terminology

To introduce information in the next sections we will consider the following concepts which represent message template structure:

  • Template. Contains one or more template units.
  • Template unit. Is either a template field or a sequence.
  • Template field. Defines a data type, presence attribute and an operator.
  • Sequence. Is a count followed by repetitions of a field group..
  • Field group. Is a number of template units that may have its own PMap.