Collab -- Identifies a collaborator


Content Model

Collab ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



This element identifies a collaborative partner in a document. It associates the name of a collaborator with his or her Affiliation.

Processing expectations

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


These elements contain Collab: ArtHeader, AuthorGroup, BiblioEntry, BiblioMixed, BiblioMSet, BiblioSet, BookBiblio, BookInfo, DocInfo, ObjectInfo, RefSect1Info, RefSect2Info, RefSect3Info, RefSynopsisDivInfo, Sect1Info, Sect2Info, Sect3Info, Sect4Info, Sect5Info, SectionInfo, SeriesInfo, SetInfo.


The following elements occur in Collab: Affiliation, CollabName.

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

See Also

Author, AuthorBlurb, AuthorGroup, CollabName, Contrib, CorpAuthor, Editor, OtherCredit


<!DOCTYPE book PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
  <title>DocBook: The Definitive Guide</title>
    <collab><collabname>Lenny Muellner</collabname></collab>
    <collab><collabname>Norman Walsh</collabname></collab>
<chapter><title>Just an Example</title>
This is just an example, in real life, Lenny and Norm are both

For additional examples, see also ContractSponsor.

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