DITA Reuse Strategies

Presentation Abstract

The DITA standard offers us a wonderful toolbox for content reuse. Coravu explores the numerous ways to achieve content reuse in DITA starting with plain content references, DITA 1.2 keys and conkeyrefs, pushing content, conditional profiling, and ending with reuse of entire publications and a preview of possible DITA 1.3 benefits for content reuse. For each technique, he analyzes small examples and discuss best practices and limitations.

Meet the Presenter

Radu Coravu started working more than 10 years ago as a software developer for Syncro Soft Ltd., the manufacturer of the popular Oxygen XML Editor. During the last years, his main focus has been in the development of the visual XML Author editing environment and the specific-DITA support provided by Oxygen. He provides support for complex integrations and helps steer the product in the right direction, all this with some development on the side.

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