We would like to announce the update of the StatDCAT Application Profile for data portals in Europe (StatDCAT-AP) and share with you the highlights of this release!
This new version 1.0.1 implements bug fix changes to StatDCAT-AP version 1.0 addressing comments received via GitHub:
- Aligned the use of the dcterms and dct prefixes in StatDCAT-AP version 1.0.1 in Annex VIII.2 as in StatDCAT-AP-1: @prefix dcterms: http://purl.org/dc/terms/ has been changed to @prefix dct: http://purl.org/dc/terms/
- Updated Annex VI, SDMX structural metadata example as in StatDCAT-AP-2. In order to avoid any ambiguity, URIs are used instead of keywords for DCAT-AP and StatDCAT-AP.
- Updated references to Publications Office Metadata Registry as in DCAT-AP-54 and in Table1, Column Vocabulary name for all rows containing MDR: MDR has been changed to EU Vocabularies.
- Updated DCAT-AP UML schema as in DCAT-AP-50 by changing the order of startDate and endDate in dct:PeriodOfTime.
Discover and download version 1.0.1 in our StatDCAT-AP solutions space
What was the process?
In April 2018, the ISA² Programme of the European Commission started the bug fix release cycle for DCAT-AP and StatDCAT-AP aiming to address requests for change received by users through the GitHub repository. A public review was organised in line with the Change and Release Management Policy for DCAT-AP. StatDCAT-AP Working Group members and users were invited to share their comments by the 24th of May 2019.