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  1. SPEC-59

Remove Cluster/Element classes from main abstract spec

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    • Type: Change Request
    • Status: Rejected
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects versions: None
    • Fix versions: Release 1.0
    • Components: None
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    • Change Description:
      None so far
    • Reason For Rejection:
      The specification will retain the CLuster/Element modelling approach. Recent improvements have been made to it.
    • Approved By:
      PG

      Description

      Remove representation link to ITEM; define interfaces only.
      Move Hierarchical representation package to EHR_Extract Package. Use
      classes such as X_LIST_S which inherit from LIST_S and add a
      representation of type ITEM.
        
      Rationale: removes need for EHR apps to use a particular

      DK: This sounds quite radical! Unless I've misunderstood this is
      likely to have quite an impact on how the openEHR model is understood
      and cross-mapped to standards such as CEN and HL7. Suggest this should
      not be rushed through now for version 0.9.
      implementation - they just need to obey interfaces of data structures.
      Hierarchical representation reserved for EHR extracts.

      Note that hierarchical form is actually good for XML, but not for
      relational databases.

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            • Assignee:
              OLDthomasbeale JeffJ
              Reporter:
              OLDthomasbeale JeffJ
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