revdescription — A extended description of a revision to a document.


revdescription ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

No additional attributes.


The revdescription associated with a revision is a summary of the changes made in that revision. A revdescription is intended for long, complete summaries. For a simple text-only summary, see revremark.

Processing expectations

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


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


These elements contain revdescription: revision.


The following elements occur in revdescription: address, anchor, bibliolist, blockquote, bridgehead, calloutlist, caution, danger, dialogue, drama, epigraph, equation, example, figure, formalgroup, formalpara, glosslist, important, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), informalequation, informalexample, informalfigure, informaltable, itemizedlist, literallayout, mediaobject, note, orderedlist, para, poetry, procedure, qandaset, remark, revhistory, sidebar, simpara, simplelist, stagedir, table, task, tip, variablelist, warning.