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

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Name

copyright — Copyright information about a document

Synopsis

copyright ::= (year+, holder*)

Description

The copyright element holds information about the date(s) and holder(s) of a document copyright. If an extended block of text describing the copyright or other legal status is required, use legalnotice.

The copyright element is confined to meta-information. For copyright statements in running text, see trademark.

Processing expectations

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

A displayed copyright notice usually includes the copyright symbol, ©, as generated text and is formatted with commas separating multiple years. Additional generated text, such as the legend All rights reserved, may also be generated.

See Also

legalnotice, productname, trademark

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<info>
  <title>Example copyright</title>
  <copyright>
    <year>2009</year>
    <year>2010</year>
    <holder>O'Reilly Media, Inc.</holder>
  </copyright>
</info>

<para>…</para>

</article>

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