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18 September 2018

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11 AM ET open

  1. Roll call

    • Regrets: Keith Schengili-Roberts, Eric Sirois
  2. Approve minutes from previous business meeting:

  3. Announcements:

    • New TC members: None
  4. Action items

    • 14 August 2018:
      • Robert: Provide command-line equivalents for SourceTree actions in education session slide deck

    • 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
      • Kris: Organize call with Carlos, Alan, Bill, and Nancy to cover working with OASIS metadata for committee notes (COMPLETED)
      • Kris: Start an DITA 1.3 Errata 03 page; list but re format attr on learning maps introduced in DITA 1.3 (COMPLETED)
      • Eliot: Review spec files and assess whether they need changes in regard to above item (COMPLETED)
      • All DITA members: Review new LwDITA committe note PDF, and send feedback to list.
      • Robert: Provide new version of stage 3 proposal for letting steps nest that shows linethroughs (COMPLETED)
  5. Subcommittee and liaison reports

    • None
  6. LwDITA SC items

  7. New item: Un-versioned URNs/public IDs with DITA 2.0

  8. New item: Confusion re: XML Mention domain

  9. Update from DITA 2.0 spec editors

  10. DITA 2.0 stage three proposals

  11. Continuing discussion: DITA Adoption Would Like to Expand the DITA 1.3 Code Examples

  12. Review of DITA 2.0 proposal deadlines

  13. 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:
      • Enable steps to nest (Anderson, stage 3)
      • Bookmap enhancements (Sirois, stage 2)
      • New diagnostic elements for troubleshooting topic
  14. 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
  15. Review status of DITA 2.0 proposals in progress

  16. Breaking 'Technical Content' specializations into two groups

  17. DITA 2.0 stage two proposals

    • Vote
      • None
    • Continuing discussion
      • None
    • Initial discussion
      • None
  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

These sections contain links to key DITA TC Wiki pages, subcommittees, OASIS announcements, and the versions of the DITA specification.

DITA TC administration

DITA TC subcommittees

DITA Lightweight




DITA Learning & Training




DITA Technical Communication




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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