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Dictionary Maintainer

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An organization that manages a CPE dictionary and all processes relating to that CPE dictionary. In the majority of cases, the organization that serves as the dictionary creator for a specific CPE dictionary will also serve as the dictionary maintainer. Otherwise, generally the dictionary maintainer is supporting the dictionary on behalf of the dictionary creator.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7697