msgaud — The audience to which a message in a message set is relevant.


msgaud ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

No additional attributes.


A msgaud is part of the additional information associated with a message in a msgset. It identifies the audience to which a particular msg is relevant.

Processing expectations

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

DocBook doesn’t specify anything about how a particular audience might be identified, or how different audiences are distinguished.

On the whole, the semantics of msgset are not clearly defined.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


These elements contain msgaud: msginfo.


The following elements occur in msgaud: 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.