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Subject: Re: [dita] "Interchange standard domain configuration"
Specialized topic types can statically declare dependencies on specific domains. As long as the SIDSC specializations do that, then I think it all works. Cheers, E. On 10/15/09 11:50 AM, "Park Seth-R01164" <email@example.com> wrote: > The discussion about constraints has made the challenge of interchanging > content created with domain usage very real for many of us. > > In SIDSC, we are trying to ensure that our members can interchange > content reliably, where there is a known path amongst the different > SIDSC-provided constrained types and a reliable mechanism to get any > local constrained types back to one of the SIDSC-provided types. > > As I understand it, we can always use generalization/re-specialization > from a common ancestor, but that common ancestor must not only be the > same document type; it must also have identical domain usage. Which > means, unless we want to generalize all the way back to the DITA base > type, the only way to ensure we have a common SIDSC ancestor is to > declare an "interchange standard", which is a certain configuration of > domains. > > Am I understanding this correctly? If so, it it fair play to define an > "interchange standard domain configuration" within SCs? Are there other > applications of this concept that might simplify some of the issues > we're dealing with? > > > -seth > > > > -------------------------------------------- > seth park > information architect > Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. > firstname.lastname@example.org > 512.895.2463 > ---- Eliot Kimber | Senior Solutions Architect | Really Strategies, Inc. email: email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> office: 610.631.6770 | cell: 512.554.9368 2570 Boulevard of the Generals | Suite 213 | Audubon, PA 19403 www.reallysi.com <http://www.reallysi.com> | http://blog.reallysi.com <http://blog.reallysi.com> | www.rsuitecms.com <http://www.rsuitecms.com>