DITA-OT Release 1.5.1
DITA Open Toolkit Version 1.5.1
Note: while the DITA Standard itself is owned and developed by OASIS, the DITA Open Toolkit is an independent, open source implementation of the standard.
Version 1.5.1 of the DITA Open Toolkit is now available!
- Release date: June 18, 2010
- Supports: DITA 1.0 through 1.2 (Committee Draft 02 level)
- Download at: DITA-OT Latest Stable Build
- Which package is for me? See DITA-OT Packages.
DITA-OT 1.5.1 is a point release based on version 1.2 of the DITA Standard (Committee Draft 02), which will soon be moving to public review.The 1.5.1 release took place as a series of 3 week iterations, with each iteration ending in a Milestone build available for testing. Historical information about each test build is included at the bottom of this page.
Fixes, patches, and enhancements in 1.5.1
The lists below contain a list of all updates in the 1.5.1 builds. Each item indicates which milestone build first contained the update. In order to prevent this page from being flagged as spam, the individual items below do not link directly to SourceForge reports.
Major Enhancements from RFE tracker http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=132728&atid=725076
- 2797337 Support for ODF output transform (first very early prototype available in Milestone 2, further updates in each milestone since; DITA Map support added in Milestone 7)
- 2703335 Reduce duplicated code in XHTML <note> processing (Milestone 3)
- 2976463 Provide finer grained control of links in PDF (include reltable and in-topic links, without parent/child links) (Milestone 4)
- 2971536 New Java options for existing Ant parameters (Milestone 4)
- 2979084 Obey the "args.draft" parameter (Milestone 5)
- 2990783 allow caller-provided IndexTermCollection (Milestone 6 contains the core code updates; docs and remaining updates available in Milestone 7)
- 2987769 Add support for Eclipse Help index redirects (Milestone 7)
- 3001750 Shortdesc from map should override link description in PDF (Milestone 7)
- 3004305 Notes with type="warning" need styling / localization in XHTML (Milestone 7)
- 3004859 "eclipsecontent" transform should drop debug info (Milestone 7)
- 2892706 Don't delete the FO file (new option to preserve topic.fo) (Milestone 7)
- 2928584 Add general model for end-of-topic processing in PDF (Milestone 7)
- 3006675 Support new DITA 1.2 <stepsection> element in PDF (Milestone 7)
- 3006847 Add generated task headers to PDF (using option that works for XHTML in DITA-OT 1.5) (Milestone 7)
- Update to latest copy of DITA 1.2 Draft DTDs and Schemas (most recently in Milestone 5)
- Clean-up the doc\ directory to remove outdated information (Final build)
- Remove 1.1 level specification demo, to prepare for 1.2 materials in next release (Final build)
- 2914475 Use Xerces Grammar Pool to Improve Performance (Milestone 1)
- 2991688 Refine package build Ant (Milestone 6)
- 2916469 @locktitle not respected by preprocessor (Milestone 1)
- 2917809 need empty lib/saxon directory for minimum and standard pkg. (Milestone 1)
- 2925636 Build fails when excluded section contains a table (Milestone 1)
- 2926417 Absolute file: URLs are not resolved. (Milestone 1)
- 2930109 Move meta module pushes content into peer topic. (Milestone 1)
- 1852808 args.css requires dummy file. (Milestone 1)
- 2952956 Imagemap processing drops outputclass from image (Milestone 3)
- 2953706 Minor improvements to "garage" samples (Milestone 3)
- 2961909 /onlytopicinmap does not respect conref (Milestone 3)
- 2957456 conkeyref breaks when topic is in subdir (Milestone 3)
- 2962813 stepsection throws off numbering in links to steps (Milestone 3)
- 2959588 Template Processor Doesn't handle XSLT atts that require ' (Milestone 3)
- 2914574 plus-htmlhelp-alias-map: using same extension point twice (Milestone 3)
- 2957938 coderef not working everytime (Milestone 3)
- 2962781 html documentation out of date (Milestone 3)
- 2952956 refactored XSL code in ut-d.xsl (Milestone 3)
- 2954819 NullPointer while processing simple BookMap (Milestone 3)
- 2954154 Updated default version from 1.0 to 1.0.0 (Milestone 3)
- 2970471 XSLFO test for @compact wrong (Milestone 4 for PDF, Milestone 5 for LegacyPDF)
- 2972043 Setting onlytopicinmap causes a blank imagelist (Milestone 4)
- 2974667 Integrator adds spaces into XML Catalog entries (Milestone 4)
- 2986492 Duplicate parameter in XHTML code (Milestone 5)
- 2982485 Cannot read a document that was written during the same transform (Milestone 5)
- 2981216 <tm> @tmclass requires IBM-specific values (Milestone 5)
- 2979361 Java stack traces in OT log (Milestone 5)
- 2979328 Output parameters info at INFO level (Milestone 5)
- 2978858 keyref processing doesn't respect basedir (Milestone 5)
- 2990162 Conref to elements in same DITA file throw parsing errors (Milestone 6)
- 3000677 msgph and systemoutput should use <samp> instead of <tt> (Milestone 7)
- 3004220 <tm> elements dropped when keyref text resolved (Milestone 7)
- 2987322 Navtitle attribute of glossarylist breaks PDF (Milestone 7)
- 2916474 Inappropriate match on mapgroup/topichead in PDF code (Milestone 7)
- 2916408 Topichead with <navtitle> not processed same as @navtitle in PDF (Milestone 7)
- 3006443 CSS for prereq links indents prereq element (Milestone 7)
- 2607892 (Plus Plug-in) plus-allhtml-encoding: map x-windows-950 to Big5 (Milestone 7)
- 2385466 Handle @font-family="inherit" (Milestone 7)
- 2928540 Shortdesc should align with body in PDF (use topic__shortdesc) (Milestone 7)
- 1839827 PDF does not properly process <xref> to <li> elements (Milestone 7)
- 2521819 PDF topic title widowed due to fo:marker placed in separate block (Milestone 7)
- 1385654 docbook/topic2db.xsl - better linking support (Milestone 7)
- 3004550 Conkeyref does not work if key referenced is not in same folder (Milestone 7)
- 3004060 keyref/id not producing link in PDF output (Milestone 7)
- 3001705 conkeyref doesn't work across ditamaps (Milestone 7)
- 3000604 Legacy PDF: empty @column-number causes errors (Milestone 7)
- 3013079 Keyref handling does not respect scope="external" (Final build)
- 3005748 XHTML: Topics w/ @print set to "printonly" should not be included (Final build)
Test build history
- Milestone 1 was released January 26, 2010. This build includes several fixes, as well as a patch from Eliot Kimber that significantly improves processing speed and memory usage for large data sets.
- Milestone 2 was released February 11, 2010. This build includes an initial, very basic implementation of a DITA to ODF transform.
- Milestone 3 was released March 12, 2010, and contains several fixes and updates to the ODF transform.
- Milestone 4 was released on April 2. It contains two new enhancements to give greater control over output (more flexibility for links in PDF, and new Java parameters for existing Ant variables).
- Milestone 5 was released on April 23. It contains several minor fixes and one enhancement to apply the args.draft parameter to PDF. It also updates to the latest DITA 1.2 Draft DTDs and Schemas.
- Milestone 6 was released on May 14. It contains a couple of fixes, as well as several updates to the prototype ODF output transform.
- Milestone 7 was released on June 4. The milestone contained a large number of fixes and enhancements from the RFE and Bug trackers at SourceForge, especially for the PDF transform; it also added DITA Map support to the prototype ODF transform.
- Milestone 8 was the final milestone, and finished with the release of the final 1.5.1 package on June 18, 2010. The milestone focused on testing to ensure a high quality release, and on updates to files in the doc/ directory of the standard and full packages.