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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



CorpAuthor -- A corporate author, as opposed to an individual


Mixed Content Model

CorpAuthor ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



In documents that have no specific authors, but are credited as authored by a corporation, the CorpAuthor tag can be used in place of the Author tag to indicate authorship. This element is used in bibliographic metadata.

Processing expectations

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


The following elements occur in CorpAuthor: Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Replaceable, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

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

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.

See Also

Author, AuthorBlurb, AuthorGroup, Collab, CollabName, Contrib, Editor, OtherCredit


For examples, see ContractSponsor, Set.

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