NIEM Progression 5

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A handwritten (and often stylized) depiction of someone's name, nickname, or even a simple X or other mark that a person writes on documents as a proof of identity and intent.

j:Signature holds other objects.

j:Signature can hold any of these following objects, starting with the most specific and becoming more generic as you move down the list:


A date associated with a signature.

Holds other objects.


An image of a signature.

Holds other objects.


A location where a signature was captured.

Holds text.


A method used for capturing a signature (i.e. wet, digital, etc.)

Holds text.


A name used in a signature.

Holds text.


A full name of an individual associated with a signature.

Holds other objects.