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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: DITA to xdoc stylesheets
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 15:43:01 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Gav.... wrote:
> 
>> I haven't looked at these yet, but google DITA to XDOC came up with
>>
>> http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.text.xml.forrest.devel/day=20041204
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/forrest
>> dev/200412.mbox/%3C41B32236.1030904@apache.org%3E
> 
> Progress was never made on that proposal. There is some discussion about
> how to build a DITA plugin in those threads. Many of the problems we
> discovered have been removed/lessened since by enhancements to the
> plugin framework since those threads.
> 
> Another issue that held us up back then was the DITA stylesheets
> discussed are now available under an ASF compatible license, or so I am
> led to believe.

The DITA OT is dual licensed under the Apache License 2.0.

Derby is using DITA for the manuals; info is at
http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/dita.html . I think since we ended up
doing nightly doc builds with ant, interest in a forrest plugin fell by
the wayside.

 -jean



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