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DocBook: The Definitive Guide

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM



ContractSponsor -- The sponsor of a contract


Mixed Content Model

ContractSponsor ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities



The ContractSponsor element that occurs in bibliographic metadata contains information about the sponser of a contract under which a document was written.

Processing expectations

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


The following elements occur in ContractSponsor: Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Replaceable, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.

See Also

ConfDates, ConfGroup, ConfNum, ConfSponsor, ConfTitle, ContractNum


<!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
  <title>Retrofitting Class A Widgets</title>
  <contractsponsor>Xyzzy Engineering Resources</contractsponsor>
  <corpauthor>Technical Documentation Consultants, Inc.</corpauthor>
  <collab><collabname>John Whorfin</collabname>
    <affiliation><orgname>Yoyodyne Industries</orgname></affiliation>

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