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OASIS Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) TC



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The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) 1.3 specification defines both a) a set of document types for authoring and organizing topic-oriented information; and b) a set of mechanisms for combining, extending, and constraining document types.


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Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 3: All-Inclusive Edition. Edited by Robert D. Anderson and Kristen James Eberlein. 17 December 2015. OASIS Standard. http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/dita/v1.3/os/part3-all-inclusive/dita-v1.3-os-part3-all-inclusive.html. Latest version: http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/dita/v1.3/dita-v1.3-part3-all-inclusive.html.