Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.2

Defines the approval of an ItemVersion. This consists of the StatusOfApproval and the Permissions issued for the approval.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner pdm
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier ExtendableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 0..1

Specifies a unique identification of the approval. The identification is guaranteed to be unique over all VEC-documents. Normally this would reference to a company specific approval number or something similar. KBLFRM-349

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional information about the item.

companyInScope String 0..*

Room to specify for which companies the Approval is valid. It might be e.g. that an approved Item may only be delivered by some specific company.

status StatusOfApproval 1

The approval level concerning approval status. Predefined are the values: NotYetApproved, Approved and Withdrawn. KBLFRM-349

levelOfApproval String 0..1

Describes activities that can be started after release for example building pilot tools or production tools.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
Permission permission 0..* 1

Specifies the permission issued with the approval.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
ItemVersion 1 approval 0..* Specifies the approval information of the ItemVersion.