FAIR Release Notes: 1.57.0

First released: 25th October 2023


This release contains a change to the way FAIR handles empty strings when converting data.

Upcoming items

The data access request process will be updated in an upcoming release. The DAR will be presented on a tab, and workspace selection and following user feedback, workspace selection for transfer will now be part of the first step.

Further information on this change will be available in the DRE Knowledge Base prior to release.

Released features

FeatureTypeJira keySummary
Nullify empty strings when converting to a non-string field typeEnhancementFAIR-7281

This is an extension of the FAIR convert_dataendpoint. When run against fields that are not text any empty string will be converted to null values. For text fields the empty string will remain in place.