DITA Version Compatibility Table

Following a suggestion by Kay Whatley, DITA News has begun to collect the current DITA version compatibility for all DITA-related tools.

A preliminary table reports which tools are DITA 1.0, which 1.1 (or both 1.0 and 1.1), etc.

The URL for the Version Compatibility Table is

DITA vendors who have been contacted are listed in the Tools A-Z section of DITA News, where you will find links to the tool vendors


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Drawing for a Free Ticket to DocTrain West

The drawing for a free ticket to the $995 DocTrain West Conference in Vancouver May 6-9 will close this Monday, April 21st.

To put your name in for the drawing, you must be a paying member of DITA Users ($50/year or $100/year members are eligible).

If you are already a member, simply send an email to us saying you will attend the conference if you win (we don't want such a valuable thing to go unused).

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STC Intercom Special DITA Issue

The April STC Intercom is all about DITA

It includes the following five articles

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IXIASOFT announces the availability of DITA CMS Framework v2.1

The latest version of IXIASOFT’s content management solution features new project management capabilities and an enhanced map editor for DITA bookmaps 

Montreal, Canada – April 7th 2008 – IXIASOFT, the XML content management market leader, today announced the availability of the DITA CMS Framework 2.1. With its new capabilities, the DITA CMS Framework fully supports DITA 1.1, provides technical communicators with advanced project management features and WYSIWYG support for DITA bookmaps. 

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Sybase Selects IXIASOFT’s DITA Content Management Solution to Manage Technical Documentation

Solution chosen to support DITA-based technical documentation process

Montreal, Canada – April 7th, 2008 – IXIASOFT, the XML content management market leader, announced today that Sybase, Inc., the largest enterprise software and services company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information, has chosen IXIASOFT’s DITA CMS Framework solution to author, manage and publish its DITA-based technical documentation.

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