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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



Revision -- An entry describing a single revision in the history of the revisions to a document


Content Model

Revision ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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


Revision contains information about a single revision to a document. Revisions are identified by a number and a date. They may also include the initials of the author, and additional remarks.

Processing expectations

Revisions are often presented in a list or table. In a tabular presentation, each revision most likely forms a row in the table.


These elements contain Revision: RevHistory.


The following elements occur in Revision: AuthorInitials, Date, RevNumber, RevRemark.

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


For examples, see Article, RevHistory.

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