DocBook: The Definitive Guide

docbook: the definitive guide
By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM

DocBook: The Definitive Guide
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Name

AuthorBlurb -- A short description or note about an author

Synopsis

Content Model

AuthorBlurb ::= (Title?,  (FormalPara|Para|SimPara)+)

Attributes

Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities

%bibliocomponent.mix;%bookcomponent.content;%component.mix;
%descobj.class;%divcomponent.mix;%person.ident.mix;
%refcomponent.mix;

Description

A short description of an author.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Sometimes suppressed.

(4.0) Future Changes

In DocBook V4.0, AuthorBlurb will be removed from some of the places in which it now occurs. Instead of appearing inside Author, for example, a new wrapper element will be created to hold Author, AuthorBlurb, and Affiliation.

Parents

These elements contain AuthorBlurb: Address, Appendix, ArtHeader, Article, Author, BiblioDiv, BiblioEntry, Bibliography, BiblioMixed, BiblioMSet, BiblioSet, BlockQuote, BookBiblio, BookInfo, Callout, Chapter, DocInfo, Editor, Glossary, GlossDiv, Index, ListItem, MsgExplan, MsgText, ObjectInfo, OtherCredit, PartIntro, Preface, Procedure, RefSect1, RefSect1Info, RefSect2, RefSect2Info, RefSect3, RefSect3Info, RefSynopsisDiv, RefSynopsisDivInfo, Sect1, Sect1Info, Sect2, Sect2Info, Sect3, Sect3Info, Sect4, Sect4Info, Sect5, Sect5Info, Section, SectionInfo, SeriesInfo, SetIndex, SetInfo, SimpleSect, Step.

Children

The following elements occur in AuthorBlurb: FormalPara, Para, SimPara, Title.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

See Also

Author, AuthorGroup, Collab, CollabName, Contrib, CorpAuthor, Editor, OtherCredit

Examples

For examples, see AuthorGroup.


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DocBook. The Definitive Guide
DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide
ISBN: 0596805020
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 1999
Pages: 412
Authors: Walsh Norman, Richard L. Hamilton
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