"A statement in the Conformance section of a
specification that that defines precisely how an implementation
can conform to a specification and references one or more
portions of normative content, directly or indirectly, and may
refer to other conformance clauses." Guidelines to Writing
Conformance Clauses for OASIS Specifications
The topic (or topic collection) that contains conformance clauses.
The conformance clauses must be numbered. Note: In DITA
1.3 we hacked this by manually numbering section titles. For DITA
2.0, these should perhaps be separate topics.
DITA 1.3 example: http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/dita/v1.3/errata02/os/complete/part1-base/conformance/conformance.html#conformance
which is the subject of at least one conformance clause." Guidelines
to Writing Conformance Clauses for OASIS Specifications
DITA 1.3 examples: DITA implementations, DITA documents,
and DITA processors
Statements that use RFC-2119 terminology.
DITA 1.3 example: "Â A DITA document MUST have as its
root element one of the following elements: <map> or a
specialization of the <map> element <topic> or a
specialization of the <topic> element <dita>, which
cannot be specialized, but which allows documents with multiple
Kristen James Eberlein
Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committee
Principal consultant, Eberlein Consulting
+1 919 622-1501; kriseberlein (skype)
On 3/26/2019 10:07 AM, Kristen James
This is the link to "Guidelines to Writing Conformance Clauses for
OASIS Specifications," last updated April 2017.
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