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Googling DITA

Information Typing Architecture or Fetish Star?

For an upcoming post, I was going to link the acronym to a good page for more information about the Darwin Information Typing Architecture, a DTD that is growing in popularity for representing technical information. Not for the first time, I did a Google search on "DITA" and laughed out loud upon seeing what the first hit was. I don't want to spoil it for you, but suffice to say that I can't tell you much anyway because I'm at work and the Websense filter won't let me follow the link. Try it yourself: http://www.google.com/search?q=dita.


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Um, DITA enthusiasts (those of a topic orientation) often suggest searching for "DITA XML." A modest demonstration of the need for semantic search?

That would certainly imply different semantics for the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button.


That is very funny. Could certainly make the time spent on the DITA TC conference calls pass a little more quickly....

For better or worse, I tend to attach DITA to it's Wikipedia page when I mention it. In fact, I use links to Wikipedia in constructing the "subject index" page for my site, but that's a different topic altogether :-)

And she's Marilyn Manson's main squeeze, which, somehow, makes it even better.