This proposal is part of the 2.03 upgrade process, please comment by replying below.
Activity and Organisation
Type of Change
Addition to Schema
Knowing what application has been used to generate IATI data is of use for two reasons. Firstly it allows users and publishers to track similarities in data quality issues across publishers. For example a problem that arises in the data of one publisher may well be replicated across all publishers using the same system. Secondly it will allow new publishers to find others who have already generated IATI data from a similar system.
- Add attributes iati-activities/@publisher-app and iati-organisations/@publisher-app
- Definition A code describing the application used to publish this file. It must be a valid value in the PublisherApp codelist.
- Occurs 0..1
- Add a new non-embedded PublishApp codelist
- 11 - AidStream 12 - IATI Studio 13 - CSV2IATI 51 - Microsoft SQL Server 52 - SAP 53 - Oracle 54 - PeopleSoft 55 - Access Accounts 99 - Other
Agreement that the information would be useful, though more research needs to be undertaken. Is also metadata, so may want to sit in the Registry rather than in the standard.