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

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Name

productnumber — A number assigned to a product

Synopsis

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

Description

A productnumber identifies a product number in some unspecified numbering scheme. It’s possible that product numbers for different products might not even come from the same scheme.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Sometimes suppressed.

DocBook does not control, or specify, the numbering scheme used for products.

See Also

biblioid, issuenum, seriesvolnums, volumenum

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'
         xmlns:xlink='http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink'>
<title>Example productnumber</title>

<para>You can order <citetitle>DocBook: The Definitive Guide</citetitle>
  directly from O'Reilly Media. Order product number
  <productnumber>978-0-596-80502-9</productnumber> by phone or 
  <link xlink:href="http://www.oreilly.com/">on the Web</link>.
</para>

</article>

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