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, 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, 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 (git hash: 8efbb30ec1f2a59299576c057927c2032216aea4 f2da477a142b88c50ef9ceb6f54ce6b54fca5836)