[ckan-dev] Versioning datasets
adilhasan2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 12:04:57 UTC 2018
thanks for the quick response! I'll take a looka t it.
On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:53:20PM +0100, Andrew Smith wrote:
> Hi Adil,
> Versioning is something we needed for our site, so we commissioned an
> extension to handle it:
> Each version is a full ckan dataset. The collection of versions are
> then linked together using the parent-child relationship which can be
> established in the API. It allows both the resources and the metadata
> to alter between versions.
> Here is a example of it in use:
> Old versions are still accessible as long as they remain public.
> It may or may not fit your use case, but pull requests are always welcome. ;-)
> I hope that's helpful.
> Andy Smith
> Technical Director
> Mapping for people in crisis
> On 18 July 2018 at 11:52, Adil Hasan <adilhasan2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have hunted around, but can't seem to find an answer to my question. I
> > hope this is the right place to post.
> > Does CKAN support versioning of datasets?
> > E.g. if I upload a dataset and
> > I then publish the dataset (ie issue a DOI) the dataset is then closed
> > so users know they are always accessing the same dataset.
> > If at a later point in time I decide to update the dataset I should be
> > able to create a new version of the dataset that contains the
> > additional/changed files.
> > Is this supported in CKAN? Or, is this something that the API can
> > support?
> > Many thanks,
> > adil
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