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19 March 2019

Important: Different dial-in info for TC calls moving forward

11 AM ET open

  1. Roll call

    • Regrets: Carsten Brennecke, Alan Houser
  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
    • 13 November 2018
      • Eliot: Test refactoring of grammar files
      • Spec editors incorporate changes from DITAweb review (Significant progress, very near to completion)
    • 18 December 2018
      • Eliot: Investigate issue re earningAggregationsTopicrefConstraintMod.xsd
    • 22 January 2019
      • Kris and Robert: Schedule meeting to plan moving forward on implementing complete DITA 2.0 proposals
    • 29 January 2019:
      • Robert, Tom, Scott: Review examples that Stan suggests adding to DITA 2.0 spec
      • New owner Carlos: Set up regularly scheduled calls between DITA 2.0 and LwDITA spec editors

    • 05 February 2019:
      • Kris: Add fix to 'xmlnamespace' topic to list of things to fix in 2.0.
    • 12 February 2019
      • Tom: Schedule meeting with Robert and Scott to go over the additional examples Stan proposed for DITA 2.0
    • 19 February 2019
      • Alan and Tom: Have functional stylesheets for DITA spec (PDF and XHTML) by DITA NA conference
    • 05 March 2019:
      • Alan: Update DITA 2.0 files for appropriate elements with LwD hint values for @format and create a pull request
      • Carlos & Alan: Select three element reference topics that exist in both LwDITA and DITA 2.0 for LWDITA and DITA editors to work on

  5. Review of DITA 2.0 proposal deadlines

  6. DITA 2.0 stage two proposals

  7. DITA 2.0 stage one proposals

    • None
  8. Continuing item: Reworked intersection topics; "Rendering expectations" and appendix topic for "Formatting expectations"

  9. Stylesheets

  10. New item: Mapping class attribute in LwDITA authoring formats

  11. New item: Conformance content in the MQTT Version 5.0 (candidate) spec

  12. Continuing item: Proposed review of DITA 2.0 elements to LwDITA components

  13. October 2018 DITAweb review: Topics that exist in both DITA 2.0 and LwDITA

  14. New item: Supporting LwDITA Implementors Quickly

  15. Re: [dita] Summary: Status of review of the DITA2.0/LwDITA intersection topics

  16. Interoperability of DITA and LwDITA

  17. Misalignment example: LwDITA and DITA shortdesc topics

  18. Lightweight DITA spec: development strategy

  19. CMS/DITA NA 2019

    • Sessions from DITA TC members; are we missing any?
      • Kris Eberlein and Joe Gollner, DITA metadata in the enterprise context
      • Carlos Evia, Multimedia components in DITA and LwDITA
      • Alan Houser, LwDITA Tools Support
      • Robert Anderson, What should you put on your DITA registry?, plus co-presentation with team lead about DITA infrastructure in IBM
      • Scott Hudson, Farewell to style errors: Using Schematron and Vale
      • Stan Doherty, Managing Complexity: Making Effective Use of Sample DITA Documentation Sets
      • Tom Magliery, How long is a topic?
      • Carsten Brennecke, Linking between outputs and project maps
      • Deb Bissantz, RFI to ROI: How to Prove the Value of your Component Content Management System
      • Nancy Harrison, DITA packaging; past, present and future of DITA TechComm

      • Eliot Kimber (with Wayne Brissette): Glossary How-To
      • Dawn Stevens, The Balanced Scorecard: Measuring success before, during, and after content development
    • Brainstorm about how we could use a table in the vendor area most effectively
  20. Review status of DITA 2.0 proposals in progress

  21. DITA 2.0 stage three proposals

    • Vote
      • None
        • None
    • 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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