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UTX 1.20

Let's create a basic glossary with 100 words with the UTX 1.20 specification!

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Summary of changes: UTX 1.11 to UTX 1.20

A UTX 1.11 glossary can be easily converted into a UTX 1.20 glossary with a few modifications to the header. Refer to the specification for details.

Color key

Unchanged

Changed

Added

Item

UTX 1.11

UTX 1.20

Heading # in UTX 1.20 specification

Multilingual glossary

N/A

Available

6

Wording

"dictionary"

"glossary" (except for user and system dictionaries for machine translation)

0.2

BOM

Must not be added

Must be added

2.2

Term status

Single term status

Single term status

5.1.1

Added: per-language term status

5.1.2

Term status values

provisional/approved/non-standard/forbidden

provisional/approved/non-standard/forbidden

4.5

blank

blank is now the same as "approved"

Added: rejected/obsolete

4.5.6, 4.5.7

date created property

YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD

Now called "creation date"

3.2.6

Added a simpler format: YYYY-MM-DD

3.2.6

Other glossary properties

bidirectional

Changed to directionality property: mono, bi, multi

1.7, 3.2.14

dictionary ID (Four case-insensitive alphanumeric characters)

glossary ID (text string)

3.2.8

Added: last modified date, glossary administrator, copyright, directionality, sortable, glossary version

3.2

glossary ID field

Text string (allows to include sub-glossaries in a glossary)

5.3

Part of speech field values

noun/properNoun/verb/
adjective/adverb/sentence

noun/properNoun/verb/
adjective/adverb/sentence

4.4

Added: vt/vi/prenominal

4.4

Field order

Fixed

Free

n/a

Concept ID

Number

Number or text

5.2