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

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Name

address — A real-world address, generally a postal address

Synopsis

address ::= (text | city | country | email | fax | otheraddr | personname | phone | phrase db._phrase | pob | postcode | replaceable | state | street | uri | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • continuation (enumeration) = “continues” | “restarts”

  • linenumbering (enumeration) = “numbered” | “unnumbered”

  • startinglinenumber (integer)

  • language

  • xml:space (enumeratiocan) = “preserve”

Description

An address is generally a postal address, although it does contain elements for fax and email addresses as well as the catchall otheraddr.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. This element is displayed “verbatim”; whitespace and line breaks within this element are significant.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

continuation

Determines whether line numbering continues from the previous element or restarts.

Enumerated values:
“continues”

Line numbering continues from the immediately preceding element with the same name.

“restarts”

Line numbering restarts (begins at 1, usually).

language

Identifies the language (i.e., programming language) of the verbatim content.

linenumbering

Determines whether lines are numbered.

Enumerated values:
“numbered”

Lines are numbered.

“unnumbered”

Lines are not numbered.

startinglinenumber

Specifies the initial line number.

xml:space

Can be used to indicate ...

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