188.8.131.52 Map-to-map cascading behaviors
When a DITA map (or branch of a DITA map) is referenced by another DITA map, by
default, certain rules apply. These rules pertain to the cascading behaviors of attributes,
metadata elements, and roles assigned to content (for example, the role of "Chapter"
assigned by a
<chapter> element). Attributes and elements that
cascade within a map generally follow the same rules when cascading from one map to another
map, but there are some exceptions and additional rules that apply.