Ontopia: The Topic Map Company

LTM: The Linear Topic Map Notation

LTM, or the Linear Topic Map Notation, is a compact topic map syntax developed by Ontopia. It is ideal for quickly writing topic maps in a text editor, and for examples in email and IRC discussions. The syntax is not recognized by any standards organization, but is quite widely used, and complements the two standard syntaxes.

The current version of LTM is 1.3, which is defined by the official specification.

LTM is currently supported by:

Some files adding support for editing LTM in various editors are also available:

If you know of more such files, please let us know, and we will link to them or host them here.