Sharpen the definition of internal interfaces in the Science Platform and between the Science Platform and pipelines, in particular by defining which IVOA standards will be used internally and how. Also extends to the use of CAOM.
Expected to cover ObsCore, ObsTAP, SIAv2, TAP, and DataLink, in particular.
Includes aspects that prepare for initial support of AuxTel operation as well as final-constructed-system detailed design work.
Does not include any work on the output data model of the Science Pipelines, or any associated tools.