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Agenda for 28 June 2016 (in progress)


11 AM ET Roll call


Approve minutes from previous business meeting:

AMALGAMATED MINUTES (for ease of research):

Active subcommittee and liaison efforts:

Helpful links:


  1. Action items

    • 10 May 2016:
      • Robert and Eliot: Schedule meeting to start work on content model generation (Language Reference topics)
    • 17 May 2016:
      • Stan and Keith: Investigate use of Agile among standards organization
    • 7 June 2016:
      • Michael: Post link to slide share of Webinar
      • Kris: Develop timeline for DITA 1.3 errata
      • Stan: Add issue of why domain elements appear in seemingly strange places to list of Adoption TC white papers
    • 21 June 2016:
      • Kris: Send Michael Priestley a list of e-mail addresses for DITA TC members (COMPLETED)
      • Kris: Continue discussions with Chet and Paul about DITA 1.3 errata and strike through
      • Kris, Nancy, Bob: Meet about documenting errata items and errata builds
      • Bob: Fix committee note HTML style sheets to work with DITA-OT 2.3
      • Michael: Provide voting members of TC with link to CIDM Webinar recording
  2. Announcements:

    • New members: None
  3. Continuing item: DITA 1.3 errata

  4. New item: More Catalog Errata: Public ID for RNG MathML Module

  5. New item: Understanding DITA vs. DITA OT

  6. Continuing item: Work on committee notes

  7. Continued item: Notes from Adoption TC listening sessions

  8. New item: Agile/Scrum Adoption Within Standards Development Organizations

  9. Continued item: OASIS Jira for DITA TC use?

  10. Continuing item: DITA 2.0 discussion

  11. Volunteer opportunities:

    • None unfilled currently
  12. Continuing item: Tentative DITA TC agenda for 2016:

    • Reflections on DITA 1.0-1.3
    • Continued work on TAB comments:
      • Normative and non-normative wording
      • Hyperlinks for all element and attribute mentions
    • Focus on conformance statement and new OASIS guidelines
    • Lightweight DITA
    • DITA 2.0 planning
    • DITA 1.3 errata planning
    • OASIS open repositories
    • Committee notes
    • Interoperability demo, perhaps at tcworld 2016
    • Upgrade DITA-OT plug-ins to work with DITA-OT 2.2.2 or later
  13. Continuing item: How should the spec handle statements about rendering expectations?

  14. Continuing item: TAB comments about normative and non-normative wording

  15. Continuing item: Need for work on conformance statement for future versions of the spec

  16. Continuing item: Discussion re TAB comments on CSPRD 01

  17. On-going items: DITA 1.3
    • Lessons learned:
      • What worked well?
      • What didn't work?
      • How can we improve the process in the future?

12 noon ET Close

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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 specification as an OASIS Standard.

DITA TC subcommittees

DITA Lightweight



DITA Learning & Training




DITA Semiconductor Information Design (inactive)








DITA Technical Communication




DITA Translation (inactive)




Previous agendas

See Summary page for previous agendas

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