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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



Publisher -- The publisher of a document


Content Model

Publisher ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



Publisher associates a PublisherName and an Address. Many publishers have offices in more than one city. Publisher can be used to list or distinguish between the multiple offices.

Processing expectations

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


The following elements occur in Publisher: Address, PublisherName.

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


<!DOCTYPE publisher PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
  <publishername>O'Reilly &amp; Associates, Inc.</publishername>
  <address><street>101 ...</street>

For additional examples, see also Article, Bibliography, BiblioSet.

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