W.1 OVErVIEW

W.1.1 Scope

The Color Palette Storage Service Class defines an application-level class-of-service that allows one DICOM AE to send a Color Palette SOP Instance to another DICOM AE.

W.1.2 Service Definition

The Color Palette Storage Service Class consists of a single SOP Class: the Color Palette Storage SOP Class. It uses the Color Palette IOD that represents the Color Palette IE. This IOD is defined in PS 3.3. The Color Palette Storage Service Class uses the C-STORE DIMSE Service specified in PS 3.7. A successful completion of the C-STORE has the following semantics:

Notes: 1. Support for the Color Palette Storage SOP Class does not imply support for the Color Palette Query/Retrieve Service Class.

2. The duration of the storage is also implementation dependent, but is described in the Conformance Statement of the SCP.

3. The Color Palette Storage SOP Class is intended to be used in a variety of environments: e.g., for workstations to transfer Color Palette SOP Instances to other workstations or archives, for archives to transfer Color Palette SOP Instances to workstations, etc.