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TiDL (``Transaction-intention Description Language'') is a textual language for defining properties of and pre-declaring work intentions for a transaction. TiDL specifications are declarative, and their purpose is to define in advance which objects will or may be accessed, not when and how. TiDL descriptions could also serve as part of a log file, but this is not its main purpose.

A TiDL specification contains these main pieces of information about a transaction:

Passani Luca
Mon Feb 20 21:59:27 MET 1995