DITA Users, a new individual membership organization for folks interested in the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA), has been announced. For $100 US you can become a member. According to the organizers, the value of membership includes:

  • Your own DITA workspace folder and the ability to create DITA documents using the built-in DITA Storm web-based editor or your choice of desktop editor
  • Access to and collaboration with other DITA Users with similar interests
  • Access to working demos of software that supports DITA
  • Discounts on DITA conferences, workshops, and seminars

The organization will also offer members discounts on “DITA Mentor support” (chat, phone, or screen share).

The cool factor: A free online demo of DITA Storm (the DITA-based wiki) and DITA Open Toolkit.