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Utility to check compatibility and compliance of maps when upgrading to a new ITX version

ITX to provide an utility that can check if th existing maps are compatible with the new version of ITX or needs recompilation/modification. For shops with hundreds of maps this will identify the maps that need some action, hence improving the migration process and avoids errors.

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  • Nov 5 2020
  • Functionality already exists
How will this idea be used?

We have experienced big problems when migration WTX 8.X to ITX 9.X specially when certain functions change behavior or the uderlying importers or anything changes and the map needs recompilation of mdification to comply with the new function, etc. An utility of this type can reduce the migration process from months to weeks assuring the consistency of the system.

What is your industry? Banking
What is the idea priority? High
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    Luke Raiano commented
    3 Dec, 2020 04:41pm

    We understand the issues presented to re-compiling maps when we introduced WTX 8.4 in 2011. Since this issue over a decade ago, we have had a focus to ensure our maps are forward compatable. We do not expect this to be an issue moving forward from v9