DCAT-AP 1.2.1

Latest release
1 month ago

What’s new?

This new version 1.2.1 implements bug fix changes to DCAT-AP version 1.2 addressing comments received via GitHub:

  1. Updated references to Publications Office Metadata Registry in DCAT-AP v1.2.1 published .DOC, .PDF and .ODT, as mentioned in DCAT-AP-54:
    • Updated references 21-27 and 41 to point from Metadata Registry (MDR) to EU Vocabularies.
    • In Section 5.2 - Controlled vocabularies to be used, updated the entries in table column “Vocabulary name” (MDR-> EU Vocabularies) and “Vocabulary URI”.
  2. Updated DCAT-AP UML schema as in DCAT-AP-50, by changing the order of startDate and endDate in dct:PeriodOfTime in the diagram DCAT-AP 1.2.1.PNG. The diagram was updated in DCAT-AP v1.2.1 published .SVG, .DOC, .PDF and .ODT.

In April 2019, the ISA² Programme of the European Commission started the bug fix release cycle for DCAT-AP aiming to address requests for change received by users through the GitHub repository. DCAT-AP Working Group members and users were invited to share their comments by the 24th of May 2019. Read more about the process.