Conformance for HDITA authoring applications

Text editors are considered viable authoring environments for HDITA. Any can create valid HTML5.

Applications that support HDITA authoring MAY:
  • Provide guided authoring for HDITA topics, by presenting HDITA components in valid order and number.
  • Support authors in inserting valid HDITA components.
  • Limit authors to HDITA components of HTML5, or flag components that, while valid according to the HTML spec, are not legal in HDITA topics. (must)
  • Support authors in authoring HDITA maps to define sets of HDITA topics.