uri

uri — A Uniform Resource Identifier.

Synopsis

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • type

Description

The uri element identifies a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) in content.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. The uri element does not automatically generate a link to the URI it identifies.

DocBook does not mandate any values for the type attribute, but several useful values have been suggested:

  • xmlnamespace for an XML namespace name; for example, http://docbook.org/ns/docbook

  • saxfeaturename for a SAX feature name; for example, http://xml.org/sax/features/namespaces

  • saxpropertyname for a SAX property name; for example, http://xml.org/sax/properties/declaration-handler

  • soapaction for a SOAP action; see SOAP Version 1.2 Part 2: Adjuncts

  • rddlpurpose for an RDDL purpose; see Resource Directory Description Language (RDDL)

  • rddlnature for an RDDL nature; see Resource Directory Description Language (RDDL)

  • homepage for a home page; for example, http://nwalsh.com/

  • weblog for a web log; for example, http://norman.walsh.name/

  • webpage for a web page; for example, http://docbook.org/schemas/

  • website for a website; for example, http://docbook.org

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

type

Identifies the type of URI specified

Parents

These elements contain uri: address, author, bridgehead, citation, citetitle, contrib, editor, emphasis (db.emphasis), entry, firstterm (db.firstterm), glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm (db.glossterm), line, link, literallayout, member, olink, org, orgdiv, othercredit, para, person, phrase (db.phrase), primary, quote (db.quote), remark, secondary, see, seealso, simpara, subtitle, term, termdef, tertiary, title, titleabbrev.

Children

The following elements occur in uri: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)