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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



PublisherName -- The name of the publisher of a document


Mixed Content Model

PublisherName ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



A PublisherName is the name of a publisher. Historically, this has been used in bibliographic meta-information to identify the publisher of a book or other document. It is also reasonable to identify the publisher of an electronic publication in this way.

Processing expectations

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


The following elements occur in PublisherName: 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

CorpName, OrgName


For examples, see Article, Bibliography, BiblioMSet, BiblioSet, Publisher.

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