News

Added automatic builds
Each day a ZIP-file is created via cron.
The builds consist of XMI, XSD, DocBook, PDF and graphs in dot, svg and png.
Added basic validation for names
installed module for validation, some rules for object and package names have been defined.
Added help for creating and managing the model
Guidelines for naming and propeties.
Added stage-tagging for objects
Re-arranged "Status" and added field for Stage, filter added on objects page.
Changes for Datatype
Datatype taxonomy is replaced by a datatype content type, to create a new one go to /node/add/datatype. You can specify basic documentation of the datatype and specify enumerated values. A datatype must be placed in a package.

ControlledVocabularyView

Purpose:

The ControlledVocabulary view is intended to allow for the structured description of a vocabulary in DDI4. A vocabulary can be described as a simple set of terms and definitions, or a set of terms and definitions with a structure such as a hierarchy.

Use Cases:

A DDI4 ExternalControlledVocabularyEntry could reference a vocabulary entry described in DDI4. This would allow processing by software able to interpret DDI4.

TypedString

TypedString combines a typeOfContent with a content defined as a simple string. May be used wherever a simple string needs to support a type definition to clarify its content

DataDescriptionView

Purpose:

ConceptualContentView

Purpose:

To review the conceptual concept structures and to manage concept systems (other than statistical classifications). The coverage goes down to a RepresentedVariable. InstanceVariable has been included in the collection for use as a member of a VariableCollection. However it does not go into the detailed content of an InstanceVariable.

Restriction:

InstanceVariable has been included for the sole purpose of membership in a VariableCollection. The classes required to completely describe an InstanceVariable have not been included.

DataManagementView

Purpose:

BusinessAlgorithm

A Business Algorithm is used to express the generalized function of the Business Process.
The underlying properties of the algorithm or method rather than the specifics of any particular implementation. In short a description of the method in its simplest and most general representation.

CustomMetadataView

Purpose:

The DDI4 CustomMetadataView allows for the definition of a set of keys and their interrelationships. This structure can be shared and reused by a community. These keys can be used in key-value pairs to enter metadata that is more actionable than would be if an uncontrolled set of keys were employed. They could also be used in a NoSQL key/value store.

Use Cases:

xs:nonNegativeInteger

NonNegativeInteger is derived from an iteger by disallowing values less than 0. The value space of non-negative integer is the infinite set {0,1,2,...}.

The formal definition of NonNegativeInteger is at: http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#nonnegativeinteger

Enumerations

The Enumerations Package contains datatypes created to support a fixed enumeration or controlled vocabulary which are defined and managed by DDI internal to the model.

SamplingView

Purpose:

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