Decimal Upgrade to 2.02¶
The third decimal upgrade of the IATI standard took place during the autumn/winter of 2015.
Version 2.02 was released on Monday 7 December 2015.
The full process and timetable followed for the 2.02 Decimal Upgrade is outlined below.
|Suggestions||A clear cut off date for new submissions is advertised to the Community||26 August 2015|
|Suggestions||No more submissions are accepted after the due date.||The community submits and discusses proposals and ideas by the cut off date.||2 weeks||14 September 2015|
|Suggestions||The IATI Technical Team agree which proposals should go forward to the upgrade and communicate this to the community.||Proposals going forward are flagged as being ‘under consideration’. Commenters may be contacted for more information on their comments.||Within 1 week||21 September 2015|
|Consultation||Consultation||Community debate: During this time the community can helps shape the proposals and discusses what has been included or left out.||Over a 2 week period||7 October 2015|
|Consultation||Proposals are refined and worked up into finished examples.||During this time the community can help shape the proposals, but really this is a writing up task.||Within 1 week||19 October 2015|
|Development & Inspection||The community has until the due date to inspect the 2.02 changes as they are being developed (a new GitHub branch will be used).||During this time the community can help shape the proposals.||Over a 4 week period||23 November 2015|
|Approval & Go live||Final version of 2.02 completed by the due date, ready for approval by the IATI Secretariat.||The community can scrutinise the final proposals and feed back on errors, omissions and problems, or suggest solutions.||Within 1 week||30 November 2015|
|Approval & Go live||Version 2.02 goes live.||7 December 2015|