The creation date field indicates when the DCP was created.
The Issue Date of the DCP is listed at //IssueDate
<<CompositionPlaylist xmlns=”http://www.smpte-ra.org/schemas/429-7/2006/CPL”>> … <IssueDate>2010-05-10T00:00:00</IssueDate> … </CompositionPlaylist>
TThis is the closest equivalent in the CPL. According to SMPTE 429-7, this field is intended to contain “the time and date at which the Composition Playlist was issued”. ↩︎