attribution

attribution — The source of a block quote or epigraph.

Synopsis

attribution ::= [-]

Description

An attribution identifies the source to whom a blockquote or epigraph is ascribed.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes suppressed. Although it appears at the beginning of the content model for blockquote and epigraph, it is often output at the end.

Parents

These elements contain attribution: blockquote, epigraph.

Children

The following elements occur in attribution: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, citation, citetitle, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, person, personname, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example attribution</title>

<blockquote>
<attribution>William Shakespeare</attribution>
<literallayout>
What say you?  Will you yield, and this avoid?
Or, guilty in defense, be thus destroyed?
</literallayout>
</blockquote>

</article>

What say you?  Will you yield, and this avoid?
Or, guilty in defense, be thus destroyed?
William Shakespeare
Last revised by Norman Walsh on 28 Apr 2016 (git hash: 8efbb30ec1f2a59299576c057927c2032216aea4)