(Typing "DITA" and "LaTeX" into Google is NSFW, but this is a genuine question!)
I'm a technical writer rather than coder, but I'd appreciate a coder's answer.
DITA is a maturing standard for modular technical writing. It seems to be gaining some popularly in the enterprise, but it's a bit hard to tell.
The DITA-OT's PDF rendering is well known for being underwhelming, and this seems to be a feature of the limited XSL-FO transforms. I think this is a big factor in DITA's (so far) low adoption.
I've used LaTeX via Org-mode, texinfo, LyX, etc., and these all produce lovely PDFs with the classy TeX look.
I'm wondering why no-one seems to have produced a DITA to PDF rendering via LaTeX. Maybe it's technically very difficult, or maybe no-one's thought of it. Neither of these seem all that likely.
Has any work been done on this? -- thanks