Decimal Upgrade to 2.02ΒΆ

The 2.02 decimal upgrade of the IATI standard took place during the autumn/winter of 2015.

Version 2.02 was released on Monday 7 December 2015.

Details about the specific proposals and public consultations which formed part of the for 2.02 upgrade are listed on the knowledge base in the 2.02 Decimal Upgrade Forum.

The full process and timetable followed for the 2.02 Decimal Upgrade is outlined below.

Phase IATI Community Timescale Due Date
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