email — An email address.


email ::= [-]


Inline markup identifying an email address.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. An email may generate surrounding punctuation, such as angle brackets. This is an interchange issue. See Appendix D, Interchanging DocBook Documents.

In some processing environments, email may automatically generate a hypertext link (a mailto: URL).

In an address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.


The following elements occur in email: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, 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, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 28 Apr 2016 (git hash: 8efbb30ec1f2a59299576c057927c2032216aea4)