As organisations begin to use GSIM, this discussion forum will be used to explore issues with the model or propose extensions to the model.
Log (to be updated by Thérèse Lalor only)
|Raised by||Last comment|
|Non Structured Dataset||#6||Non Structured Data Set||Thérèse Lalor||13 Aug||OPEN TOPIC||leaning towards removing object|
|Modelling||#14||Relationships||Jenny Linnerud||---||OPEN TOPIC||Action: All relationships need to be reviewed and made explicit before next release||Place holder|
|#22||Attributes||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC||Action: All attributes need to be reviewed and made explicit before next release||Place holder|
|Population||#13||Survey and Frame Populations||Jenny Linnerud||26 Aug||OPEN TOPIC||ABS to provide improved definitions||To be discussed on 27 August|
|Quality||#17A||Quality||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC|
|Reference Metadata||#17C||Reference Metadata||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC|
|Process Output||#19||Add Process Output subtype||Gareth McGuinness||01 Jul||OPEN TOPIC||To be discussed on 27 August|
|Methodology||#17B||Methodology||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC||To be discussed on 27 August|
|Data set||#24||Distinguishing between different types of datasets||Jenny Linnerud|
|OPEN TOPIC||To be discussed on 27 August|
|Documentation||#25||GSIMv2 documentation||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC|
|Index/Index Entry||#26||Index/Index Entry||Thérèse Lalor||---||OPEN TOPIC||To be discussed on 27 August|
|Methodology||#3||Design Context||Jenny Linnerud||16 Jul||WAITING||(Waiting for Methodology discussion to happen before decision made)|
|Thérèse Lalor||02 Jul||WAITING||Alistair Hamilton|
|Node Sets||#12||Hierarchy in Classifications and codelists||Helen Toole||06 Aug||WAITING||Chris providing example of hierarchical codelist as example||Chris Nelson|
|Views of GSIM||#15||Creating views of GSIM||Gareth McGuinness||18 Jul||WAITING||Waiting for input from CSPA|
|Add unit type object|
A new object will be added called Unit Type
Action: Definition, relationships and attributed need to be drafted
|#16||Add relationship to unit type||Helen Toole||4 Jun||DECIDED||Action: Relationship to Logical Record to be added|
Code vs Code List
Category vs Category Set
|Klas Blomqvist||13 Aug||DECIDED|
Provide clearer explanation of the differences
Code is kept in the model with better explanation
Action: Text needs to be drafted from examples in discussion forum
|Level||Helen Toole||26 Mar||DECIDED|
Change the diagrams to include Level in the next release.
Action: New diagrams to be created
|#11||Statistical Classification Cardinality||Helen Toole|
Classification Scheme (Statistical Classification) has Mandatory Level
Action: Change the definition of (Statistical Classification) such that it must contain at least one Level.
(Statistical Classification) 1..* Level (Mandatory, Many)
|#21||Alignment with Neuchatel||Thérèse Lalor||13 Aug||DECIDED|
Change according to proposal
Remove Classification Version from model
Remove Classification Variant from model
Change Classification to Classification Series
Change Classification Scheme to Statistical Classification
Revise relationships according to proposal
Add attributes according to proposal
|Thérèse Lalor||09 Apr||DECIDED|
Dissemination Service to be a subtype of Business Service
Action: Text needs to be drafted and attributes aligned
|Data Resource||#5||States of data||Jenny Linnerud||31 Jul||DECIDED|
Information about how states of data "could be done" should go into the next version of the User Guide, rather than trying to fit into the model
Input to be given by countries using states of data may be done.
Action: Text needs to be drafted
|Data Channel||#9||Data Channel||Thérèse Lalor||03 Jul||DECIDED|
Data Channel stays in model
Action: Review definition of Data Channel
|Representation||#10||Representation||Thérèse Lalor||09 Apr||DECIDED|
Change name of Representation to Presentation
Action: Name changed in documentation and model
|Data Point||#18||Data Point||Helen Toole||16 Jul||DECIDED|
Example in glossary to be fixed (Proposal 1)
Action: Fix Example
|Assessment||#20||Assessment||Gareth McGuinness||16 Jul||DECIDED|
Definition to be improved
Action: Fix definition
|Data Provider||#23||Data Provider||Jenny Linnerud||13 Aug||DECIDED|
No change to model required. Although perhaps clarification in text would help future users?
Action: clarification in text would help future users?
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