L.2.1 Roles

L.2.1.1 File Set Creator

The role of File Set Creators shall be used by Application Entities that generate a File-set under any of the profiles listed in Table L.1-1. Typical entities that will use this role would include systems assigned to send images by email attachment to other systems. File Set Creators shall be able to generate the DICOMDIR directory file, and any supported DICOM Storage SOP Class Information Object files.

L.2.1.2 File Set Reader

The role of File Set Reader shall be used by Application Entities that receive a transferred File Set. File Set Readers shall be able to read the DICOMDIR directory file and all Information Objects defined for the specific Application Profiles, using the defined Transfer Syntaxes.

L.2.1.3 File Set Updater

The role of File Set Updater is not defined for these Application Profiles.