Help - Versioning Content
Using the superseding relationship
All 11179 concepts, such as Data Elements or Object Classes have the ability to indicate a formal relationship to other items which supersede
While Aristotle is able to handle content created in this way without breaking, a situation like this would not be semantically correct.
Using the version attribute
Administered items can also be given a version marker. This can be a maximum of 20 characters long, with any form of number, letters and punctation. An agency or registration authority should have clear rules around what make a "valid" version marker.
If a new version of an item is to be created, this can be achieved by creating a new item, with an updated version. Once the new item is standardised, these two items can then be semantically linked via the superseding option.
Cloning items to make new versions