What is the definition of a Variant?

“Variant” shall mean:

  1. Rainbow – a line (ID) in the Rainbow monitor (LINK for illustration) which is represented by a single “Rainbow Report”; Each new Rainbow Report is considered as a single Variant. For illustration, please see HERE.
  2. Publisher – a line (ID) in the Publisher monitor which is represented by a single “Publisher Job”; Each new Publisher Job is considered as a single Variant. For illustration, please see HERE.
  3. Changer – A Change Document object used in the Changer; Each new Change Document object is considered as a single Variant, regardless of the number of invocations. For illustration, please see HERE.
  4. IDoc – A line in the IDoc customization which is represented as an Idoc Type shall be considered as a single Variant, regardless of the number of invocations. For illustration, please see HERE.

The number of Variants taken into account consists of the sum of Rainbow, Publisher, Changer and IDOC Variants.

The degree of which a single variant is being used is unrestricted i.e. the number of SAP users, recipients, invocations is unlimited.

Unused Variants may be deleted by the Customer, and following their deletion they shall not be taken into account in the calculation of the License Fee for the next year(s).

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