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Change log

(Please refer to the commit history for detailed change log)

Dec 6th, 2012Initial version
Jan 9th, 2013
  • Add timezone at jurisdiction level
  • Use snake case (underscored) for compound word in field names
  • Change event filtering for the status field
  • Add in_effect_on filtering parameter for events
  • Add bbox filtering parameter for events.
Feb 4th, 2013
  • Add crowdsourcing feature (report resource)
  • Improve severity filtering to include greater than/lesser than filtering
  • Define geography filtering parameter, including the need to support POST requests.
  • Include tolerance filtering parameter when a point or linestring is used.
  • Remove license conditions and generic license in the jurisdiction resource.
  • Add link to "road" resource in the event resource.
  • Change attachments structure using atom links.
  • Add restriction structure. Units are fixed for each type of restriction.
  • Specify how specific_date should be formatted.
Apr 29th, 2013
  • Remove the ability to filter events by polygon and the ability to POST geography filters (events).
  • Precise when to use x-www-form and multiple/form-data to post a report (events).
  • Limit supported authentication options to "api key" and removed the need to support HTTP Basic (Guidelines).
  • Specify the requirements for cross-domain requests: CORS and JSONP (Guidelines).
  • Specify how implementors can add custom fields in the data structure (Guidelines).
  • Add new ressource region and add the region data structure in the event structure (region and event).
  • Define a new resource, jurisdiction geography, to contain the boundaries of a jurisdiction jurisdiction geometry and jurisdiction
  • Add field id at the jurisdiction level and use this field to field events by jurisdiction. (jurisdiction)
May 13th, 2013
  • Rename region into area
May 22nd, 2013
  • Release the specification as version 0.9
June 5th, 2013
  • Allow multi event_subtype values in an event
June 12th, 2013
  • Remove limit parameter from pagination output
  • Rename days_of_week to days, and use a nested-element structure rather than a space-separated list, for consistency and easier serialization rules
  • Description field is optional on event
  • Clarify that supported_versions is a subelement of service on discovery resource
July 18th, 2013
  • Bring link tag into main namespace
  • Rename area_name and area_id tags to name and id
  • Add id to event
  • Specify that the in_effect_on filter may be provided either timezone-aware or naive timestamps
  • Added guidelines on GML geographies
July 31st, 2013
  • Change severity to use string values.
  • Accept comma-separated lists for OR queries on several event filters.
  • Recommend HTTP Basic in auth guidelines
  • Document limit querystring parameter
Sept 13th, 2013
  • Change schedule structure, adding a schedules container
  • Move timezone from schedule to the top level of the event
  • Rename road_name to name
  • Remove lane_status element
  • Add state, lanes_open, and lanes_closed elements to road
Oct 1st, 2013
  • Change service_type in discovery resource to a link
  • Simplify content-type and version negotiation
  • Change XML and JSON container structures
  • Update event_subtype and impacted_system value lists
Oct 25th, 2013
  • Add error handling section to Guidelines document
Nov 6th, 2013
  • Allow areas that don't map to GeoNames
May 7, 2014
  • Clarify that the in_effect_on filter on events should never return archived events
May 14, 2014
  • Document static/simple version of events resource