Using DITA For Narrative Documents

I have posted some thoughts on using DITA for narrative documents on the Really Strategies blog:

The executive summary is:

By ignoring the existence of the <section> element you quickly realize that nested topics can be used just fine to represent narrative documents with arbitrarily deep nesting of divisions. This potentially opens up a whole class of documents of particular interest to Publishers that might otherwise not seem to be good candidates for ditification. Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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