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.


A Statement is human readable text or referred material.


Instructions used by the interviewer or respondent to support the accurate collection or capture of data


An instance question is an instantiation of a represented question,to be used as an Act in the process steps that define a survey questionnaire.


A measurement that describes a means of capturing data. This class can be extended to account for different specific means. Use a specific instantiation of a Capture to describe a means of capturing a measurement.


The description of the physical representation of the data.


An generic class representing a data file.


A physical file representing data organized in records and fields.


The permitted range of values for a characteristic of a variable. [GSIM 1.1]


Methodology Package.

Methodology grows the vision of Dan Gillman and others from the Minneapolis Sprint in several ways. Methodology now integrates with the process model (CoreProcess) if folks want to describe a methodology in detail (not required).

Also, in line with BPMN / BPEL and the visions of Denis, Arofan and Flavio who want to integrate DDI and a standard business processing language to facilitate metadata-driven execution, across the Methodology and CoreProcess models I created two types of process description.


Describes record layout in a physical data file


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