here is a great news to share: DIN Spec validates GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.
You can read official PRs on links below:
The DIN SPEC 15800 is here for pre-ordering: https://www.beuth.de/en/technical-rule/din-spec-15800/324748671
Besides all the work on DIN certification, version 1.1 brings some good improvements, here is list of changes:
Added connectors collect to the physical description.
Added media server attributes. Edited existing media server attributes.
Added geometry types MediaServerLayer, MediaServerCamera, MediaServerMaster, Display
Added detailed definition how a gobo image is interpreted.
Added more detailed definition of Geometry Type "Beam"
Changed value type of Channel Function XML attribute "Name"
Added XML property "CanHaveChildren" to fixture type node.
Added LegHeight to the properties collect
Added description about the origin of a fixture
Added XML attribute "InitialFunction" to DMX Channel, Moved Default from DMX Channel to Channel Function
Updated XML attribute "Color" of Emitter, Filter and Wheel Slot
Updated XML attribute "LuminousFlux" of Geometry type Beam
Note: The default meshes for Base, Conventional and Scanner were updated. The origin of the meshes is now the mounting plate.
We have been implementing changes of 1.1 into the GDTF Builder, it is a work in progress, once done, we will announce it's release.