cover — Additional content for the cover of a publication
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cover element contains additional material
to be printed on the cover of a publication. Multiple
cover elements may be used to hold material for the
inside and outside front and back covers, the spine, dust jackets,
Because there is likely to be great variation in the number of
covers, and the means by which the
cover elements are
processed, DocBook does not attempt to define semantics for their order
or relationship to one another.
The title, authors, and other bibliographic metadata that appears
info element should not be repeated inside the
cover. The intent is merely that
cover can contain any additional material
Formatted as a displayed block. Sometimes suppressed.
The following example shows a
cover tag as it
might have appeared in the source for the first edition of this
<book xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <info> <title>DocBook</title> <subtitle>The Definitive Guide</subtitle> <biblioid class="isbn">978-0-596-8050-2-9</biblioid> <authorgroup> <author> <personname> <firstname>Norman</firstname> <surname>Walsh</surname> </personname> </author> </authorgroup> <publisher> ...