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Subject: RE: [dita-adoption] OASIS DITA Adoption TC -- Meeting Agenda 9 November 2009

Title: OASIS DITA Adoption TC -- Meeting Agenda 9 November 2009
Reminder for those folks who have changed back from summer time to winter time: today's meeting is at 4:00 p.m GMT.

From: Joann Hackos [mailto:joann.hackos@comtech-serv.com]
Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2009 11:56 PM
To: DITA Adoption TC; Austin Mike-B07417
Subject: [dita-adoption] OASIS DITA Adoption TC -- Meeting Agenda 9 November 2009

DITA Adoption TC committee meeting has been modified by JoAnn Hackos

Date:  Monday, 9 November 2009
Time:  04:00pm - 05:00pm GMT Event

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Agenda: Adoption TC Wiki page -- http://wiki.oasis-open.org/dita-adoption/FrontPage


Roll call

Accept minutes from previous business meeting on 26 October 2009

Review open action items
JoAnn to outline a Beginner's Guide to Getting Output from DITA (tentative title).

(3 June 2009) JoAnn to work on a short article that explains DITA basic and to contact Mary McRae and ask her to establish formal relationship between UNESCO and OASIS.

(3 June 2009) Gershon will work on the list of requirements to check for selecting DITA tools that we have in the wiki.
(24 June 2009) JoAnn will review and clean the evaluation checklist from Robin, removing company specific details.

(24 June 2009) JoAnn will contact David Hollis regarding his article on the SWOT analysis.

(24 June 2009) Rodolfo announced that he started working on an article on using XLIFF to translate DITA content. JoAnn and Gershon offered to review the text before its published.

(24 June 2009) JoAnn will draft a charter for a new Translation Adoption Subcommittee

(3 August 2009) Gershon to copy the modified statement to the wiki page for articles about DITA.

(12 October 2009) JoAnn to revise the formats for three published feature descriptions (Glossary, Ref Range of Elements, Keyref) and add them to the TC home page. Completed

(12 October 2009)
Gershon will try to create a plugin for the Open Toolkit that allows publishing DITA file in OASIS-approved format.

(12 October 2009) Kris will create a wiki page for signing up as reviewers and will forward the link to the TC.

(12 October 2009) JoAnn suggested preparing an article where all referencing mechanisms are explained and uses cases are provided. -- to be assigned

Discuss referred action from the DITA TC: DITA Adoption TC to add the tool to their list of DITA supporting tools and write a white paper to help users generate custom shells. Gershon to forward this request to the Adoption TC.

New tool --
domain integrator: http://www.elovirta.com/dita-generator/

ITEM: DITA 1.2 Architectural Spec update (Kristen or Gershon)

ITEM: Create review assignments for DITA 1.2 Architectural Spec if possible.

CRITICAL ITEM: Review the second glossary and acronym articles; we will publish both separately
Tony Self’s version. We would like to vote on this at the meeting.

NEW ITEM: Review list (from Bruce Nevin) of DITA 1.2 features and ensure articles are being prepared.
reltable:  <title> and <topicref> in <relcolspec>
conref  range
conref push
generic text anywhere
delayed conref resolution  (incremental update of published content)
conveniences for map  composition
image @scalefit
section subdivisions
machine industry  specializations
glossary specialization
learning & training  specializations
controlled values (picklist support)
general task  type

ITEM: Review the revised draft of the Generic Task Model feature description (on hold until TC decisions are final)

ITEM: Review list of DITA compliance requirements

RECURRING ITEMS: Continue the discussion of the SWOT analysis and plans for the white paper.
SWOT analysis:

SWOT analysis with business focus:

SWOT analysis with author focus:

SWOT analysis with IT focus:

Review the SWOT analysis with business focus.
Add comments to the Author and IT pages.

ITEM: Discuss UNESCO and International Atomic Energy Agency liaison efforts
From Tony Self: For some time, I have been trying to get Swinburne University involved in OASIS, and have finally made some progress. They might be able to add something to the UNESCO venture, so I wanted to keep tabs on whats happening in that area. I will keep you informed of developments at my end.

RECURRING ITEM: Articles about DITA 1.2 features
Improvements to linking (Kris Eberlein) (on hold)

RECURRING ITEM: Subcommittee reports
Focus Area Subcommittee

RECURRING ITEM: Call for users of DITA 1.2
OASIS needs a list of organizations that intend to use one or more DITA 1.2 features

RECURRING ITEM: Continue defining the TC activities and roadmap for 2009.
Add to the SWOT analysis wiki, which we will turn into a best practice document
Work with the Matthew Varghese on use cases for DITA. Add to the wiki on this subject
Review JoAnn's article on the 1.2 specification and Kristen's page (moved from the DITA TC to the Adoption TC)

Review the proposed changes for the dita.xml.org on the wiki.
Discuss plans for assisting the DITA TC with the documentation for the multiple packages for DITA 1.2.
We now have multiple wiki pages for the issues that we are discussing. Several of these should lead to best practice documents.

Add to the various subpages on the Wiki: everyone add to the meaning of DITA adoption
Consider the formation of informal subcommittees to work on specific tasks. The only formal SC being formed is the editorial board for dita.xml.org
Reminder: Please explore the dita.xml.org site and add comments, suggestions, concerns, etc. to this Wiki page:

Minutes: This event is one in a list of recurring events.

Other event dates in this series: Monday, 26 October 2009, 04:00pm to 05:00pm GMT

View event details: http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/dita-adoption/event.php?event_id=24810

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