ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

8 ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017 STS (Version 1.0) • 8.2 Attributes

8.2.138 @term-status Term Status

The current status of a term (<term> inside a <term-display>) in a terms and definitions section, for example, deprecated.

In element <term>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
admitted A term that does not meet the requirements to be a preferred term, but is not deprecated, possibly because it is in common use. Expanded and abbreviated forms of a term are sometimes used as admitted terms.
non-preferred This term is deprecated in favor of a preferred term. Deprecated terms include obsolete and superseded terms.
preferred This term is the one to be used.