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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

acknowledgements — Acknowledgments of a book or other component

Synopsis

acknowledgements ::= ((((title? & titleabbrev? & subtitle?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | infodb.info), (annotation | bridgehead | remark | revhistory | Indexing inlines | Admonition elements | Formal elements | Graphic elements | Informal elements | List elements | Paragraph elements | Publishing elements | Synopsis elements | Technical elements | Verbatim elements)+)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • label

  • status

Additional constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

The acknowledgements section of a book or other component provides the author(s) with a place to identify individuals, organizations, and other sources of support and to acknowledge their contributions to the work.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. In books, it usually introduces a forced page break and often starts on the next recto page. In smaller components, such as articles, it may simply appear as another section.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

label

Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes

status

Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs

Examples

<book xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <title>An Example Book</title> <info> <author><personname> <firstname>Norman</firstname><surname>Walsh</surname> </personname></author> </info> <acknowledgements> ...

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