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  • Last updated: 01/11/2018

    period

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo dataperiod
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA time interval as described in [ISO 8601](http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601). The intervening time between two points can be described in four ways: start date and end date, start date and duration, duration and end date or duration only. A start date and end date must follow the [datetime datatype](https://datatype.cloudapps.digital/record/datetime) and a duration must be formatted as described by ISO 8601.
  • Last updated: 25/09/2017

    curie

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo datacurie
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA [CURIE](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CURIE) defines a generic abbreviated syntax for expressing Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs). e.g. [company:012345], [public-body:cabinet-office]. Relative values link to the register identified in the entry for the field in the field register.
  • Last updated: 27/04/2017

    url

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo dataurl
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA [URL](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_resource_locator) reference to another resource on the Web.
  • Last updated: 04/08/2016

    datetime

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo datadatetime
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA combination of a date and a time in the format `CCYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[Z]` as described in chapter 5.4 of [ISO 8601](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601). The value can be truncated to just the most significant digits, for example "2014-05". Time values, where present, should be in UTC.
  • Last updated: 04/08/2016

    string

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo datastring
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA string of [Unicode 6.2.x](http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode6.2.0/) characters encoded as [UTF-8](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTF-8).
  • Last updated: 04/08/2016

    text

    FieldPrevious valueNew value
    datatypeNo datatext
    phaseNo databeta
    textNo dataA string of text which may contain [Markdown](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown) formatting instructions.
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