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

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Name

refmiscinfo — Meta-information for a reference entry other than the title and volume number

Synopsis

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

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • At most one of:

    • class (enumeration) = “source” | “version” | “manual” | “sectdesc” | “software”

    • All or none of:

      • class (enumeration) = “other”

      • otherclass

Description

The refmiscinfo element is an escape hatch for additional meta-information about a reference page. It may hold copyright information, release or revision information, descriptive text for use in a print header or footer, or any other information not explicitly provided for in refmeta.

Processing expectations

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

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

class

Identifies the kind of miscellaneous information

Enumerated values:
“source”

The name of the software product or component to which this topic applies

“version”

The version of the software product or component to which this topic applies

“manual”

The section title of the reference page (e.g., User Commands)

“sectdesc”

The section title of the reference page (believed synonymous with “manual” but in wide use)

“software”

The name of the software product or component to which this topic applies (e.g., SunOS x.y; believed synonymous with “source” but in wide use)

class

Identifies the kind ...

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