refmiscinfo

refmiscinfo — Meta-information for a reference entry other than the title and volume number.

Synopsis

refmiscinfo ::= [-]

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • At most one of:
    • class (enumeration)
      • “source”
      • “version”
      • “manual”
      • “sectdesc”
      • “software”
    • All or none of:
      • class (enumeration)
        • “other”
      • otherclass

Description

The refmiscinfo element is an escape hatch for additional meta-information about a reference page. It may hold copyright information, release or revision information, descriptive text for use in a print header or footer, or any other information not explicitly provided for in refmeta.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

class

Identifies the kind of miscellaneous information

Enumerated values:
“source”

The name of the software product or component to which this topic applies

“version”

The version of the software product or component to which this topic applies

“manual”

The section title of the reference page (e.g., User Commands)

“sectdesc”

The section title of the reference page (believed synonymous with "manual" but in wide use)

“software”

The name of the software product or component to which this topic applies (e.g., SunOS x.y; believed synonymous with "source" but in wide use)

otherclass

Identifies the nature of non-standard miscellaneous information

Parents

These elements contain refmiscinfo: refmeta.

Children

The following elements occur in refmiscinfo: 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)