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DocBook: The Definitive Guide

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM



ConfGroup -- A wrapper for document meta-information about a conference


Content Model

ConfGroup ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities



If a document, for example an Article, is written in connection with a conference, the elements in this wrapper are used to hold information about the conference: titles, sponsors, addresses, dates, etc.

Processing Expectations

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


The following elements occur in ConfGroup: Address, ConfDates, ConfNum, ConfSponsor, ConfTitle.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

See Also

ConfDates, ConfNum, ConfSponsor, ConfTitle, ContractNum, ContractSponsor


<!DOCTYPE confgroup PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
<confdates>April, 1998</confdates>
<conftitle>The World Wide Web Conference</conftitle>
<address>Brisbane, Australia</address>
<confsponsor>World Wide Web Conference Committee (W3C3)</confsponsor>

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