I am working with DITA template design right now and I am constantly annoyed by the design of the PDF Publish dialogue for DITA. So here is my suggestion
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My suggestion is to make these settings configurable in an XML format, similar to how structured applications use a structapps.fm file. This whole zip/ini setup is horrible and is probably there to accomodate unstructured users. But at least for DITA, all of these settings should be XML-based.