Current allowed value sets

The current version of the allowed value sets is 005.

The XSD of this version of the allowed value sets was published on 7th March 2024 and can be found at http://ddex.net/xml/allowed-value-sets/allowed-value-sets.xsd.

The data dictionary edition for these allowed value sets is available here.

Changes to allowed values between version 003 and 004

The following new allowed values were added:

  • Added Allowed Value into ContributorRole: ImmersiveMasteringEngineer

  • Added Allowed Value into ContributorRole_RDR: ImmersiveMasteringEngineer

  • Added Allowed Value into DisplayArtistRole: Brand

  • Added Allowed Value into DisplayArtistRole: UserDefined

  • Added Allowed Value into ReleaseRelationshipType: IsEditedVersionOf

  • Added Allowed Value into ReleaseRelationshipType: IsSlowedDownOf

  • Added Allowed Value into ReleaseRelationshipType: IsSourceOfEditedVersion

  • Added Allowed Value into ReleaseRelationshipType: IsSpedUpOf

  • Added Allowed Value into ResourceContributorRole: ImmersiveMasteringEngineer

  • Added Allowed Value into ResourceRelationshipType: IsEditedVersionOf

  • Added Allowed Value into ResourceRelationshipType: IsSlowedDownOf

  • Added Allowed Value into ResourceRelationshipType: IsSourceOfEditedVersion

  • Added Allowed Value into ResourceRelationshipType: IsSpedUpOf

  • Added Allowed Value into UseType: UseForGenerativeAI

  • Added Allowed Value into UseType_ERN: UseForGenerativeAI

  • Added Allowed Value into UseType_RDR: UseForGenerativeAI

The following values were re-introduced as they had been removed erroneously in an earlier version:

  • Added Allowed Value into DataCarrierType: Dvd+RwRewritableOpticalDiskSingleSided_SingleLayer_12cm

  • Added Allowed Value into HashSumAlgorithmType: MD4(MLNET)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: BassDrum(Concert)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: BassDrum(Kick)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: Cymbal(Crash)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: Cymbal(Ride)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: Cymbal(Suspended)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: SnareDrum(Marching)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: Tar(Percussion)

  • Added Allowed Value into InstrumentType: Tar(String)

  • Added Allowed Value into PartyNameFormat: Abbreviation

  • Added Allowed Value into PartyNameFormat: AsciiTranscribed

  • Added Allowed Value into TextType: ClosedCaption

  • Added Allowed Value into TextType: SubTitle

  • Added Allowed Value into UnitOfFrameRate: Hz(interlaced)

  • Added Allowed Value into UnitOfFrameRate: Hz(non-interlaced)

Changes to allowed values between version 003 and 004

  • There are additional values in the AdditionalTitleType AVS as follows:

    • MusicalWorkTitle which enables the communication of a musical work title in addition to the title of the recording in. It is primarily for use in the ERN messages; and

    • TranslatedTitle and TransliteratedTitle which enable better support for multi-language and multi-script messaging using ERN;

  • The values of TranslatedTitle and TransliteratedTitle have been added to TitleType to enable better support for multi-language and mulit-script messaging using the BWARM and MEAD standards;

  • The values of ProfilePicture and SocialBannerImage have been added to ImageType to enable better support of the description of images on social media sites, using ERN;

  • A number of values for territory codes have been updated including for example, changing Turkey to Türkiye and Cote D'Ivoire to Côte d'Ivoire; and

  • The currency for Croatia which has been replaced by the Euro, the Kuna, which has the code HRK, has been moved into DeprecatedCurrencyCode allowed value set.

Older allowed value sets

Older AVS XSDs can be accessed from http://ddex.net/xml/allowed-value-sets/allowed-value-sets_xxx.xsd where xxx is the old zero padded version number. This only applies for XSDs that were published from 2021 onwards.