1 Introduction

The Entity Data Model for Data Services Packaging Format (EDMX) is an XML-based file format that serves as the packaging format for the service metadata of a data service.

Data services are specified in [MS-ODATA]. The Entity Data Model (EDM) and the EDM conceptual schemas are specified in [MC-CSDL].

Sections 1.7 and 2 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.