Credential Transparency Description Language Release History

This page displays the release history for the Credential Transparency Description Language schema. Each release contains a set of changes, which are documented below. Each change describes what was changed, why, and links to one or more relevant Github issues.

April 2019 CTDL Release (20190426) (Current Release)

This is the April 2019 CTDL Release.

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ceterms:creditHourType View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

ceterms:creditHourValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

ceterms:creditUnitType View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

ceterms:creditUnitValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

ceterms:creditValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

ceterms:ctid View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • schema:domainIncludes: Added skos:ConceptScheme
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Globally unique Credential Transparency Identifier (CTID) by which the creator, owner or provider of a resource recognizes it in transactions with the external environment (e.g., in verifiable claims involving the resource).
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added skos:Concept
  • rdfs:comment: Removed
    en-US Globally unique Credential Transparency Identifier (CTID) by which the creator, owner or provider of a credential, learning opportunity competency, or assessment recognizes the entity in transactions with the external environment (e.g., in verifiable claims involving a credential).

Reason:

en-US Enhanced the accuracy of the description
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/588

ceterms:IntendedPurpose View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Our team decided not to move forward with this concept scheme. As the concept scheme has always been unstable, it has been dropped (not deprecated).
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/87

ceterms:isicV4 View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US New term to cover industry info beyond the US.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/591

ceterms:PathwayComponent View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • vann:usageNote: Added
    en-US PathwayComponent is a super-type that represents a family of more precise sub-types. In pathway descriptions, always use the sub-type of PathwayComponent appropriate to your circumstances, e.g., AssessmentComponent, CocurricularComponent, CompetencyComponent, CourseComponent, CredentialComponent, ExtracurricularComponent, JobComponent, and WorkExperienceComponent. Use BasicComponent for types of entities not covered by the current set of sub-types.

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en-US Clarifies the use of this class.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/586

ceterms:targetPathway View Term History: JSON Turtle

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en-US Reworking this property for use with CTDL Pathways
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/555 https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/582

costType:MixedFees View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US The sum of fees that are not identified individually.
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CostType
  • skos:topConceptOf: Added ceterms:CostType
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Mixed Fees

Reason:

en-US New term to cover unspecified/other fees
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/593

costType:OptionalCharges View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Cost for additional fees, other services, equipment, or facilities that are not required.
  • skos:definition: Removed
    en-US Cost for additional fees, other services, equipment, or facilities.

Reason:

en-US Clarification of term.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/593

purpose:GeneralEducation View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • skos:definition: Removed
    en-US Purpose of the credential as identified by the relevant agent is for the general education of the holder.
  • skos:prefLabel: Removed
    en-US General Education
  • vs:term_status: Removed vs:unstable
  • skos:topConceptOf: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose
  • skos:inScheme: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose

Reason:

en-US Our team decided not to move forward with this concept scheme. As the concept scheme has always been unstable, it has been dropped (not deprecated).
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/87

purpose:JobOrCareerPreparation View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • skos:definition: Removed
    en-US Purpose of the credential as identified by the relevant agent is for job or career preparation of the holder.
  • skos:inScheme: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose
  • skos:prefLabel: Removed
    en-US Job/Career Preparation
  • skos:topConceptOf: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose
  • vs:term_status: Removed vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US Our team decided not to move forward with this concept scheme. As the concept scheme has always been unstable, it has been dropped (not deprecated).
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/87

purpose:MidCareer View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • vs:term_status: Removed vs:unstable
  • skos:inScheme: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose
  • skos:definition: Removed
    en-US Purpose of the credential as identified by the relevant agent is for mid-career, experienced worker preparation and advancement of the holder.
  • skos:topConceptOf: Removed ceterms:IntendedPurpose
  • skos:prefLabel: Removed
    en-US Mid-Career Level

Reason:

en-US Our team decided not to move forward with this concept scheme. As the concept scheme has always been unstable, it has been dropped (not deprecated).
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/87

purpose:PriorExperience View Term History: JSON Turtle

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Reason:

en-US Our team decided not to move forward with this concept scheme. As the concept scheme has always been unstable, it has been dropped (not deprecated).
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/87

schema:description View Term History: JSON Turtle

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Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

schema:maxValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

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  • schema:domainIncludes: Added schema:QuantitativeValue
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US The upper value of some characteristic or property.
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Maximum Value
  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added xsd:float

Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

schema:minValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added xsd:float
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Minimum Value
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added schema:QuantitativeValue
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US The lower value of some characteristic or property.

Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

schema:QuantitativeValue View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vann:usageNote: Added
    en-US Use in CTDL to describe quantitative values such as minimum and maximum credits or credit hours, etc.
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Quantitative Value
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US A point value or interval for product characteristics and other purposes.

Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

schema:unitText View Term History: JSON Turtle

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Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

schema:value View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • schema:domainIncludes: Added schema:QuantitativeValue
  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added xsd:float
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Value
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US The value of the property value node.

Reason:

en-US Updated handling of credit data
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/vocabularies/issues/564

Mapping Changes Implemented in this Release

ceterms:ApprenticeshipCertificate

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ceterms:AssociateDegree

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ceterms:BachelorDegree

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ceterms:Badge

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ceterms:Certificate

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ceterms:Certification

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ceterms:Certification

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ceterms:Credential

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ceterms:CredentialAlignmentObject

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ceterms:CredentialOrganization

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ceterms:Degree

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ceterms:DigitalBadge

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ceterms:Diploma

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ceterms:DoctoralDegree

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ceterms:GeneralEducationDevelopment

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ceterms:JourneymanCertificate

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ceterms:License

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ceterms:MasterCertificate

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ceterms:MasterDegree

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ceterms:MicroCredential

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ceterms:OpenBadge

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ceterms:Pathway

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ceterms:ProfessionalDoctorate

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ceterms:QACredentialOrganization

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ceterms:QualityAssuranceCredential

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ceterms:ResearchDoctorate

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ceterms:SecondarySchoolDiploma

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schema:QuantitativeValue

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