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

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Name

attribution — The source of a block quote or epigraph

Synopsis

attribution ::= (text | citation | citetitle | person | personname | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

An attribution identifies the source to whom a blockquote or epigraph is ascribed.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes suppressed. Although it appears at the beginning of the content model for blockquote and epigraph, it is often output at the end.

See Also

blockquote, epigraph

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example attribution</title>

<blockquote>
<attribution>William Shakespeare</attribution>
<literallayout>
What say you?  Will you yield, and this avoid?
Or, guilty in defense, be thus destroyed?
</literallayout>
</blockquote>

</article>

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