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A DITA CCMS refers to a Component Content Management System (CCMS) that uses DITA as the source content model for writing documents.

It’s usually important that a CCMS solution should be using an XML content model as the source for authoring documentation, and most CCMS platforms do. However, whether it is important which particular content model is used by the CCMS depends on the needs of the user.

It is rarely important if the need is primarily robust single-sourcing content reuse, in which case e.g both DITA and DocBook would serve equally well. If there is a need for particular very regulated rules to be followed, however, such as might be the case for military or naval applications, a content model like S1000D may be required.