V5.2union

union — The definition of a union of types, which may be more than a name.

Synopsis

union ::=

Description

A union describes a union in the programming language sense. Unions represent a collection of items, often of disparate types.

This is one of the few places where DocBook attempts to model as well as describe. The content model of union was designed to capture a wide range of semantics.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Attributes

Common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in an other explicit namespace.

Parents

These elements contain union: unionsynopsis.

Children

The following elements occur in union: type.