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Read/write vocabularies in IMS Vocabulary Definition Exchange format.

Project Description


API to access and modify XML files in the IMS Vocabulary Definition Exchange format:

The IMS Vocabulary Definition Exchange (VDEX) specification defines a
grammar  for the exchange of value lists of various classes: collections
often denoted "vocabulary". Specifically, VDEX defines a grammar for the
exchange of simple machine-readable lists of values, or terms, together with
information that may aid a human being in understanding the meaning or
applicability of the various terms. VDEX may be used to express valid data
for use in instances of IEEE LOM, IMS Metadata, IMS Learner Information Package
and ADL SCORM, etc, for example. In these cases, the terms are often not human
language words or phrases but more abstract tokens. VDEX can also express
strictly hierarchical schemes in a compact manner while allowing for more loose
networks of relationship to be expressed if required.


[CITVDEXSITE]citation from IMS Global, the VDEX-specification-page

This module takes the VDEX-XML objects and offers an API to them.

VDEX Version 1 Final Specification is supported, except VDEX references.


1.1 (2015-06-25)

  • Use lxml instead of elementtree [tomgross]
  • Adding posibility to generate vdex from a twodimension matrix, and corresponding export functionality. WARNING: The constructor arguments changed. Please update accordingly [do3cc]

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