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3/4/2011 – The SCUP Catalog Authoring Best Practice document has been updated. Language information has been added to the “Defining Metadata” section.

[Today’s post is provided by Jason Lewis.  To view more of his posts visit his blog]

Over the past year I have received lots of questions on how to properly author SCUP catalogs.  Some of the most common questions have been …

“When should I modify my existing update or create a new one?”
“When should I remove an update from my catalog (and/or SCUP)”?
“Should I use prerequisite rules?”

And many more… 

With all the questions I have decided to create a catalog authoring guide.  This guide provides best practices for anyone that is authoring catalogs.  My hope is to continually update this document as I receive more questions.  If you have authoring questions that are not answered in this document please send me your question here and I will attempt to answer it and later add it to this guide.

You can find the SCUP Catalog Authoring Best Practices guide attached below to this post.

Jason Lewis

This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.