Snow Owl allows you to export a SNOMED CT release in RF2 format for publication.
Starting the export
Go to File > Export… > Snow Owl > SNOMED CT to RF2 , and click Next.
Specifying the export settings
Specify the export settings on the SNOMED CT RF2 Content Export Wizard:
A Full release contains every version of every component ever released. This includes historical information about the components.
A Snapshot release contains only the most recent version of every component ever released (both active and inactive components).
A Delta release contains only component versions created since the last release. Each component version represents a new component or a change in an existing component. If you chose this option, you have to specify starting and finishing effective date by clicking the calendar icons.
File names have a CountryNamespace element consisting of a CountryCode and a NamespaceId. It is to identify the organization responsible for developing and maintaining the file. The National release center option is selected by default, where you can specify the country code.
Select the namespace that would be displayed in the file names.
Restrict to effective time
Available for Delta release format. Specify starting and finishing effective date by clicking the calendar icons.
Include pre-release content
Check this box, if you want to include unversioned content as well.
SNOMED CT RF2 Content Export Wizard – release format and effective times
Selecting modules for export
On the second page of the wizard, you can select which module or modules you want to export.