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DITA TC FAQ about keys

The OASIS DITA Technical Committee has realized that parts of the DITA 1.2 specification do not unambigiously cover important questions about keys. We offer the following FAQ items in advance of an DITA 1.2 errata:

Q1: Given multiple key definitions, how does a processor determine which key definition is effective?

Q2: What should rendering tools display in the place of elements which have a keyref attribute?

 

Q1: Given multiple key definitions, how does a processor determine which key definition is effective?

 

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Stilo DITA Knowledge Series - review of the year

ANOTHER FULL YEAR OF DITA KNOWLEDGE

 

As 2014 draws to an end, I wanted to thank all those of you who have joined us for this year's DITA Knowledge Series - either by attending one of our webinars or reading one of our articles. 

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Componize Introduces v2.0: Maximum Control on Content Life Cycle

Aix-en-Provence, France, November 14 2014

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Free Webinar: Deliver DITA Content Globally with DITAworks CMS and XTM Translation Management

More and more companies are realizing that providing good user experience is one of the key factors in success of their products or services. And localized quality documentation is always going to go a long way in facilitating an improved user experience. Now if we combine effectiveness of a translation management system with the productivity and cost effectiveness of a robust DITA CMS, we have a solution which will endear itself to the documentation departments as well as strategists of a company.

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In pursuit of the ultimate techCom information architecture

Why Should Technical Communicators Avoid Target Group Analysis?

How do you know that the method you’re using to identify user tasks, such as Target Group Analysis, actually leads to the information users need? This article shows why such analysis is dangerous thing, and suggest an alternate solution.

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