Design patterns for information architecture with DITA map domains

Defining a type for collections of topics

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Erik Hennum, Don Day, John Hunt, and Dave Schell

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | Last updated: September 28, 2005|First published: September 27, 2004

The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) provides maps for assembling topics into deliverables. By specializing the map elements, you can define a formal information architecture for your deliverables. This architecture provides guidance to authors on how to organize topics and lets processes recognize your organizing principles, resulting in a consistent, clear experience for your users.

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