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Well, Michael, you cannot really "download DITA", simply because DITA
comprises A LOT:
- an OASIS standard
- an authoring and structuring method
- a publishing engine
- white papers, presentations
- DTDs, Schemas and much much more.
Basically, you cannot use the tools properly without understanding the DITA
authoring principles and the DITA content model. Therefore, I'd recommend a
good DITA training to get started, but if you want to learn it on your own,
this can be a way to go:
If you need any help or training, contact me off-list. We offer the
following web-based DITA classes:
- DITA in a nutshell: a 4-hour introduction into DITA that gives you
an overview of the key features of DITA, the DITA tools and authoring and
- Authoring DITA content: a full day of training in which you learn
the basics. You create valid DITA topics of various information types and
you publish these, using the DITA Open Toolkit.
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 11:07 PM, Ronquillo, Michael <mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com>
> Unless I'm wrong, DITA is free right? I did a search for it and found a
> bunch of hyperlinks. I was overwhelmed, and was unsure which one to
> Anyone know where I can download DITA?
> Michael Ronquillo
> Technical Writer - Equitrac
> 1-800-472-9532 x2334
> mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com
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