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DCAT-AP bugfix release - new version 2.1.1 available for public review

New DCAT-AP version for review

Published on: 13/07/2022 News

We would like to inform you about the bugfix release of the DCAT Application Profile for data portals in Europe (DCAT-AP) 2.1.1. 


The draft version of the DCAT-AP release is available for public review as from today 13th July until 15th August 2022. 


What has been fixed?

  • DCAT-AP-227: update of the readme link
  • DCAT-AP-226: fix to the cardinality dcat:dataset in UML model figure
  • DCAT-AP-222: fix of typo  in RDF representation
  • DCAT-AP-216: fix to the SHACL expressions: sh:property should not be empty.


The guidelines on identifiers usage is not part of this bugfix release. It can be discussed via the issue on GitHub


Share your comments!


We kindly invite you to have a look at the draft version of the release and to share your comments.


You can download the related documents from the DCAT-AP repository on the GitHub platform and submit your comments to the related GitHub issues.


Next steps


All comments received by the 15th of August will be evaluated. Once all review comments have been resolved, we may refer to the DCAT-AP Working Group again to discuss the public review. 


The final version of the new bugfix release of DCAT-AP (version 2.2.1) will be published in August 2022.


Do you have any questions?


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