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13 November 2018

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11 AM ET open

  1. Roll call

    • Regrets: Dawn Stevens, Alan Houser, Stan Doherty
  2. Approve minutes from previous business meeting:

  3. Announcements:

    • New TC members: None
  4. Action items

    • 21 August 2018
      • Kris & Robert: Perform the best edit of multimedia topics that they can do in time available; due 18 September

    • 11 September 2018
      • Kris: Review conversation with Joe Pairman, e-mails about metadata, and TC discussion in late 2017/early 2018; summarize to TC
    • 25 September 2018:
      • Eliot: Make a list of inconsistent file names in the grammar files (COMPLETED)
    • 02 October 2018:
      • Spec editors: Develop and document a plan for revision marking for DITA 2.0 spec
    • 30 October 2018:
      • Kris: Submit request to publish committee note
      • Kris: Open GitHub issue for committee note PDF issue regarding formatting (some URLs are not blue) on coverpage

  5. Report back from DITA Europe and DITA-OT Day

  6. Grammar Filename Analysis

  7. Review of DITA 2.0 proposal deadlines

  8. Review status of DITA 2.0 proposals in progress

  9. DITA 2.0 specification reviews

  10. DITA TC stylesheets for OASIS deliverables

  11. Continuing item: Titleless Topics and Context-Independent Content

  12. Committee note about multimedia domain for DITA 1.3

    • OASIS template requested and received in 2017; basic maps and topics set up
    • GitHub repo opened; DITA source uploaded

    • Action items:
      • Convene working group call; interested parties are Carlos, Keith, Chris Nitchie, Kris Eberlein
      • Get DTDs that Chris Nitchie produced in 2017 into the GitHub repo (currently in SVN)

      • Determine outline of what content the committee note will contain
      • Editorial: Kris and Robert need to edit the topics that were part of the stage three proposal
  13. DITA 2.0 stage two proposals

    • Vote
      • None
      • None
    • Initial discussion
  14. DITA 2.0 stage three proposals

    • Vote
      • None
    • Initial discussion
      • None
  15. Update from DITA 2.0 spec editors

  16. DITA for Technical Communication

    • Spec editing work items:
      • GitHub house-keeping

        • Master branch should contain DITA 1.3 technical content (as released for Errata 02)
        • Consensus on what branch should be used for development work
      • Divide up element-reference topics; assign to individuals
      • Restructure element reference topics using new DITA 2.0 format
      • Ensure that DITA map for spec in working branch matches PDF that small group considered
      • Incorporate new example for glossentry from Scott Hudson
    • Proposals:
      • Bookmap enhancements (Sirois, stage 2)
      • New diagnostic elements for troubleshooting topic
  17. Breaking 'Technical Content' specializations into two groups

  18. DITA 2.0 stage one proposals

    • Continuing discussion
      • None
    • Initial discussion

      • None

12 noon ET close

Previous agendas

See Summary page for previous agendas

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DITA TC administration

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DITA 2.0

DITA 1.3 errata 03

DITA 1.3 errata 02

DITA 1.3 errata 01

DITA 1.3

DITA Adoption TC

The DITA Adoption TC and the DITA TC are separate OASIS technical committees. They focus on different aspects of DITA, although their work is complementary and is coordinated at a high level through overlapping membership. The DITA Adoption TC is focused on educational and outreach activities to increase the awareness and usefulness of DITA. The DITA TC is focused on developing the DITA standard.

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