The following terms are defined in [MS-GLOS]:
access control list (ACL)
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
FAT file system
file allocation table (FAT)
globally unique identifier (GUID)
universally unique identifier (UUID)
The following terms are specific to this document:
creation time: The time, in UTC, when a storage object was created.
directory entry: A structure that contains a storage object's or stream object'sFileInformation.
directory stream: An array of directory entries grouped into sectors.
header: The structure at the beginning of a compound file.
mini FAT: A file allocation table (FAT) structure for the mini stream used to allocate space in a small sector size.
mini stream: A structure that contains all user-defined data for stream objects less than a predefined size limit.
modification time: The time, in UTC, when a storage object was last modified.
root storage object: A storage object in a compound file that must be accessed before any other storage objects and stream objects are referenced. It is the uppermost parent object in the storage object and stream object hierarchy.
sector number: A non-negative integer identifying a particular sector located in a compound file.
sector size: The size in bytes of a sector in a compound file, typically 512 bytes.
unallocated free sector: An empty sector that can be allocated to hold data.
user-defined data: The main stream portion of a stream object.
MAY, SHOULD, MUST, SHOULD NOT, MUST NOT: These terms (in all caps) are used as described in [RFC2119]. All statements of optional behavior use either MAY, SHOULD, or SHOULD NOT.