Document-link description (included 2.03)

This proposal is part of the 2.03 upgrade process, please comment by replying below.

Activity and Organisation

Schema Object

Type of Change
Addition to Schema

A document link can point to a very big document and it would be useful for users to be assisted with a description or explanation of what to look for in the target document.


  • Add element iati-activity/document-link/description and iati-organisation/document-link/description
    • Definition A description of the document contents, or guidance on where to access the relevant information in the document.
    • Occurs 0..1
  • Add element iati-activity/document-link/description/narrative and iati-organisation/document-link/description/narrative As per standard use of narrative element.

Standards Day

Links: N/A

This topic has been included for consideration in the formal 2.03 proposal

This proposal has been been included in the 2.03 upgrade. It can be viewed in the following two Discuss posts: