And as the Chair of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee that produced
this specification, I offer my congratulations and thanks to all
members of the DITA TC, which designed and wrote this version, and
to members of the DITA Adoption TC, which developed introductions to
those new features, and helped review new and overall content for
this version of the spec. Ultimately, this specification reflects
specific requests from the user community, and it has received a
great deal of attention from users and vendors that we hope can been
appreciated in the final form (soon to be republished with the
approved title/date in all available formats). For everyone who has
contributed suggestions or comments, or tested features during the
review period, I offer my most profound thanks for helping to
explore new territory in DITA's grand scheme of content sharing and
repurposing! Ultimately, I hope readers of our content will be the
real beneficiaries of capabilities in DITA 1.2 that are meant to
help get the right information to the right person at the right
There will be a formal announcement/press release from OASIS soon
that I'll post to the lists on copy; you can watch for it to forward
or publicize as appropriate to specific community lists that would
Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committee
On 12/1/2010 9:15 AM, Joann Hackos wrote:
Fabulous! Congratulations Kris for
all your great work.
On 12/1/10 5:07 AM, "Kristen Eberlein" <email@example.com>
The ballot closed at 11:45 PM ET
last night, and 73 companies (22% of eligible voters) had
cast a vote in favor of DITA 1.2. (No one voted in the
Here is a list of companies who voted:
Beijing Sursen International Information Technology Co.,
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Citec Information Oy and Affiliates
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Comtech Services, Inc.
Content Technologies ApS
Flatirons Solutions Corporation
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
ISIS Papyrus America Inc.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
JustSystems Canada, Inc.
Larson Software Technology, Inc.
Library of Congress
Localisation Research Centre
Localization Industry Standards Assoc. (LISA)
ManTech Enterprise Integration Center (e-IC)
MTG Management Consultants, LLC.
National Center for State Courts
Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium
Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG
Oberon Technologies LLC
Polish Association of Translation Agencies (PSBT)
Primeton Technologies, Inc.
Really Strategies, Inc.
SAS Institute Inc.
Siemens Enterprise Comm. GmbH & Co. KG
Stichting Centrum voor Wiskunde & Informatica
The Boeing Company
TIBCO Software Inc.
UK Forestry Commission
University of California, Berkeley
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
US Department of Defense (DoD)
USAMC Logistics Support Activity
Veterans Health Administration
Warning Systems, Inc.
WeWebU Software AG
Many thanks to everyone who contributed to getting DITA 1.2
out and approved!
Secretary, OASIS DITA Technical Committee
Kristen James Eberlein l DITA
Architect and Technical Specialist l
SDL Structured Content Technologies Division l (t)
+ 1 (919) 682-2290 l firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
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