Category Archives: DITA
In my earlier post, “DITA and ‘Web 5.0‘,” I asked in closing, “How would DITA under the covers help enhance the combined goal of ‘collaboration for intelligent content creation?’” That thought was basically the theme for my presentation for the … Continue reading
I provided a lengthy response today to a LinkedIn conversation based on a post by Robert Desprez on “Web 2.0 and Technical Communicators.” The premise of Robert’s post is that Most technical writers are not embracing Web 2.0. The discussion … Continue reading
Final preparations are going into the contribution version of the DITA content collaboration project that I’ve been discussing. My goal is to complete the preparations in the next week or two, and then get the package onto a viable Open … Continue reading
I had this recent conversation with another entrepreneur about promoting the DITA content collaboration project: “Well, how do your potential customers know that they need a DITA Wiki?” “They know that they need DITA.” “And how do they know about … Continue reading
Just the other day, I received a Call for Papers for the upcoming Intelligent Content 2011 conference. That same day, I had also been reading a news article about great ape language research in Iowa. Of course, I duly reflected … Continue reading
You can’t parameterize everything in life. Sometimes you just need a good scripting language.
I suppose that “a progression of topics” truly is a collective noun, like “a labor of moles” or “a murder of crows.” The term is not likely to make it into English usage books, but it IS a useful way … Continue reading
Serendipity takes interesting paths towards its occasional insights. The other day, I ran across a blog post by Alan J. Porter, Is DITA Just A Story? In this post, he discusses a conversation at a literary convention about the suitability … Continue reading
Web applications have not only a primary function (which we’ve already declared here as “a DITA collaboration site”), but often as well a defined set of services they share with other content hosting sites or promotional tools. What services should … Continue reading
That title might rank today’s post relatively high for treasure hunters. If you are looking for treats for the eyes, the DITA Collaboration Tool prototype might have something of interest for you!