Base architecture

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2

Base DITA includes the topic, map elements, metadata, classification, and specialization elements. It also includes domains for hazard statement, typographic, and utility elements

The base section of the architectural specification contains the following parts:
  • An introduction, which provides background concepts and an overview of the architecture
  • The DITA markup section, which provides an overview of DITA topics, DITA maps, and DITA metadata
  • The DITA processing section, which provides descriptions of common DITA-processing expectations
  • The configuration, specialization, and constraints section, which provides details of the mechanisms that DITA provides for defining, extending, and constraining DITA document types