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

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Name

database — The name of a database, or part of a database

Synopsis

database ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • class (enumeration) = “altkey” | “constraint” | “datatype” | “field” | “foreignkey” | “group” | “index” | “key1” | “key2” | “name” | “primarykey” | “procedure” | “record” | “rule” | “secondarykey” | “table” | “user” | “view”

Description

The name of a database, or part of a database.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

class

Identifies the class of database artifact

Enumerated values:
“altkey”

An alternate or secondary key

“constraint”

A constraint

“datatype”

A data type

“field”

A field

“foreignkey”

A foreign key

“group”

A group

“index”

An index

“key1”

The first or primary key

“key2”

An alternate or secondary key

“name”

A name

“primarykey”

The primary key

“procedure”

A (stored) procedure

“record”

A record

“rule”

A rule

“secondarykey”

The secondary key

“table”

A table

“user”

A user

“view”

A view

See Also

application, filename, hardware, productname

Examples

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

<para>The <database>ProjectStatus</database> database has been updated.
Please note that <database class='field'>Year</database> has been
extended to four digits.
</para>

</article>

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