Content re-use definition

Content re-use is a means of improving efficiency by eliminating repetition of phrases, blocks of text, topics, and even collections of topics.

The term content re-use means different things to different authors and tool vendors, just as the term single-sourcing means different things. Sometimes, those terms are used as glib marketing jargon. DITA supports a maximal implementation of content re-use.

Content re-use is achieved through the following strategies: