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DITA Open Toolkit Minor Release 1.1.2

Announcement: DITA Open Toolkit Minor Release 1.1.2 Now Available

Date:      Tue, 01 Nov 2005 14:01:57 -0000
From:      Don R. Day <>
Subject:   Announcement: Minor release 1.1.2 now available

Release 1.1.2 is a maintenance release of the DITA Open Toolkit that fixes defects and makes patches based on release 1.1.1. Thanks to all who contributed fixes and new material for this release! One special thing to look for: Jennifer Linton has created a new installation document that you should try out — see the built versions in DITA-OT1.1.2/doc/installguide of your 1.1.2 download.

[14 Changes]
1.  SF Bug   1297355: Multilevel HTML Help popup shows filenames
2.  SF Bug   1297657: Update for Supported Parameters page
3.  SF Bug   1304859: Toolkit disallows repetition of topic ID within map
4.  SF Bug   1306361: Fatal error in published ditamap example
5.  SF Bug   1306363: common.css not compiled with htmlhelp
6.  SF Bug   1311788: DTD references not resolved
7.  SF Bug   1314081: Fix catalog entries in catalag-ant.xml for OASIS DTDs
8.  SF Bug   1323435: wrong system id for html output used in validation
9.  SF Bug   1323486: HTML Help subterm indexes not sorted
10. SF Bug   1325290: JavaHelp output does not work for Russian
11. SF Bug   1325277: File missing from the map causes abend
12. SF Patch 1253783: dita2fo-links relative hrefs
13. SF Patch 1324387: In xslfo, < groupchoice >< var > prints extra | delimiter
14. SF RFE   1324990: Installation Guide

Among bugs that have been deferred for the next release are:

  • Bug 1343963 Blank index.html generated for ditamap that contains only reltable (workaround: avoid reltable-only ditamaps for now)

  • Bug 1344486 thrown out when reading ditaval file (unable to reproduce)

To track progress on these, please check the current 'open' bugs on the SourceForge bugs tracker.

Note: SourceForge bugs, patches, and RFE listed above can be found in SourceForge Bugs, Patches, and RFE tracker.

Query criteria in different trackers for 1.1.2 changes

* in Bugs tracker, 'Group' as 'fixed in v1.1.2'
* in Patches tracker, 'Group' as 'fixed in 1.1.2'
* in RFE tracker, 'Group' as 'fixed in 1.1.2'

Bugs tracker:
Patches tracker:
RFE tracker:

Don Day, DITA-OT project lead
Li Lian, DITA-OT committer

Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 14:54:43 +0800
From: Li Lian <>
Subject: Looking for developers for DITA open toolkit


The DITA Open Toolkit is a popular Open Source project that has as one of its major objectives to build a growing, thriving community. We would like to attract both users and developers to help grow the community.

Recently we have seen more and more users download the toolkit, use it and report bugs. We are now asking for YOUR help to be part of the development team and join the development activity by taking on bug fixes, providing patches, offering feature implementation, and more.

If you would like to join, please email your request to and we will add you to the SourceForge project as formal member.

From DITA-OT project management leads, Thanks!
Don Day
Lex Lian

Prepared by Robin Cover for The XML Cover Pages archive. General references in "Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA XML)."

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