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attribution — The source of a block quote or epigraph


Mixed Content Model

attribution ::=


Common attributes


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.

Future Changes

The InterfaceDefinition element will be discarded in DocBook V4.0. It will no longer be available in the content model of this element.


These elements contain attribution: blockquote, epigraph.

See Also

blockquote, epigraph.


<!DOCTYPE blockquote PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
<attribution>William Shakespeare</attribution>
What say you?  Will you yield, and this avoid?
Or, guilty in defense, be thus destroyed?

What say you?  Will you yield, and this avoid?
Or, guilty in defense, be thus destroyed?

 --William Shakespeare

For additional examples, see also blockquote, chapter, literallayout.