TDWG Standards Documentation Standard (SDS)

"The TDWG Standards Documentation Standard (SDS) consists of a single document: the Standards Documentation Specification. That document defines how TDWG standards are to be presented. It provides details about the hierarchical structure of standards and versioning of standards components. It specifies how the properties of standards and their components are to be described in human-readable and machine-readable terms."

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Header section

Title
TDWG Standards Documentation Standard (SDS)
Permanent IRI (for citations and links)
http://www.tdwg.org/standards/147
Publisher
Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)
Ratified
2017-04-25
Status
Current standard
Category
Technical specification
Abstract
The TDWG Standards Documentation Standard consists of a single document: the Standards Documentation Specification. That document defines how TDWG standards are to be presented. It provides details about the hierarchical structure of standards and versioning of standards components. It specifies how the properties of standards and their components are to be described in human-readable and machine-readable terms.
Bibliographic citation

Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group. 2017. Standards Documentation Standard. Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) http://www.tdwg.org/standards/147

Parts of the standard

This standard is comprised of one document.

Documents:

Title: Standards Documentation Specification
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/sds/doc/specification/
Created: 2007-11-05
Last modified: 2017-04-25
Contributors:
Steve Baskauf (lead author) - TDWG Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group
Roger Hyam (author) - TDWG Infrastructure Project
Stanley Blum (author) - TDWG Process Interest Group
Robert A. Morris (author) - UMASS-Boston, TDWG Imaging Interest Group
Jonathan Rees (author) - Duke University
Joel Sachs (author) - TDWG RDF Task Group
Greg Whitbread (author) - TDWG Technical Architecture Group
John Wieczorek (author) - TDWG Darwin Core Task Group
Dag Endresen (review manager) - GBIF Norway/NHM University of Oslo
Publisher: Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)
Abstract: This document defines how TDWG standards are to be presented. It provides details about the hierarchical structure of standards and versioning of standards components. It specifies how the properties of standards and their components are to be described in human-readable and machine-readable terms.
Citation: Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group. 2017. Standards Documentation Specification. Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG). http://rs.tdwg.org/sds/doc/specification/