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Subject: DITA Technical Committee Meeting Minutes: 11 November 2008

Hi all,
Here are the minutes from this week's TC meeting.
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DITA Technical Committee Meeting Minutes: 11 November 2008

Chaired by Don Day <dond@us.ibm.com>
Minutes recorded by Gershon Joseph <gershon@tech-tav.com>

The DITA Technical Committee met on Tuesday, 11 November 2008 at 08:00am PT for
40 minutes.

1.  Roll call

    We have quorum.

2.  Approve minutes from previous business meeting:
    * http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/200811/msg00012.html (4 Nov 2008) 

    Accepted by acclamation.

3.  Subcommittee reports (as needed)

    * OASIS DITA Translation Subcommittee
    * OASIS DITA Learning Content Subcommittee
    * OASIS DITA Machine Industry Subcommittee
      > Will have an unofficial Machine Industry meeting at DITA Europe
      > Please contact Chris for further details. Here are the details regarding 
      > the DITA Machine Industry SC meetings next week in Munich:

      > DITA Machine Industry, face-to-face meeting during DITA Europe conference:
      > Tuesday, November 18, 8:00 - 9:00
      > Location: Comet Communication, Goethestrae 17, Munich, next main station
      > http://www.comet.de/kontakt/anfahrtsskizze_muenchen.php
      > Open to: DITA Machine Industry SC Members, DITA TC Members and everyone 
      > who is interested.

      > DITA Machine Industry Lunch
      > Tuesday, November 18, 12:30 - 13:30
      > Location: DITA Europe Conference
      > Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre. 
      > Hochstrasse 3
      > Munich, 81669 Germany 
      > Open to: everyone

      > Also, JoAnn would like to arrange dinner or something for TC members at
      > DITA Europe

    * OASIS DITA Semiconductor Information Design Subcommittee
    * OASIS DITA for Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee
    * OASIS DITA Help Subcommittee
    * OASIS DITA for Technical Standards
    * OASIS DITA Adoption TC

4.  Business:

    1.  ITEM: DITA 1.2 Specification Review Assignments
        * http://wiki.oasis-open.org/dita/Draft_DITA_1.2_Specification_Review_Assignments

        > Gershon and Robert to update the review list as folks not on the list
        > submit reviews.
        > Several folks on the Adoption TC are currently in-review.

        > JoAnn has commented on the new task info model (sent comments to Robert).
        > JoAnn has some questions (will contact Alan Houser) and is also writing up
        > a description of the new elements as part of the Adoption TC effort.

        > ACTION: Don to send summary email with all links etc. on new task model
        > proposal to the list.

    2.  ITEM: OASIS hosting of a Web GUI
        * Review progress

        > CONTINUED.

    3.  ITEM: Cascading/Inheritance of default values
        * http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/200810/msg00009.html (ogden)

        > CONTINUED.

    4.  ITEM: Review 1.2 list for items that should be considered for 1.3
        * Update the DITA 1.3 list on the Wiki (Gershon)
        * deferring until Oct 28 (Gershon's return)

        > Defer until Gershon posts update (estimate 2 weeks)

    5.  ITEM: Request for input on DITA 1.2 use:
        * Note new list below for collecting affirmations of use.

        > TC members are requested to send their use cases to the list.

    6.  New ITEM: Awareness of specializations
        * The "DITA goes Nuclear" thread highlighted the need to make sure that
          available specializations are easy to discover
        * Some representative places to look:
          * those in the OASIS standard
          * SC products not yet included in the standard
          * dita.xml.org
          * DITA Open Toolkit
          * dita-users files area
          * other company sites
          * other?
        * Determine whether there is a work item here, and which TC

        > Michael summarized:
        > 1) Is there anyone else in the nuclear industry using DITA?
        > 2) If yes, where should their specializations go? One of the nuclear 
        >    standards committees or OASIS? If no-one else is using it, then 
        >    dita.xml.org's specializations site is the best place to put it.
        > So if anyone is aware of folks in the nuclear industry using (or 
        > considering) DITA, please have them contact Robert.

        > Revisit next week.

5.  Announcements/Opens

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