What Makes DITA Content Not Adaptive in the current sense?
Today, DITA production usually follows the "compile" paradigm: using conditions set at run-time, convert all the source into one form of static deliverable. For other users, Repeat, Lather, Rinse iteratively!
In effect, any particular set of content built this way is "One view of information for one person that may not be soon enough for them."
What Makes DITA Content Not Adaptive?
Today, DITA production usually follows the compile paradigm: