The #DocBook Schema Version 5.0 Errata 01 approved and published

OASIS is pleased to announce that The DocBook Schema Version 5.0 Errata 01 from the OASIS DocBook TC [1] has been approved as an OASIS Approved Errata.

The Errata documents an update to the Schematron syntax that had caused the DocBook 5.0 RelaxNG schema to fail to parse properly with updated Schematron validators.

The prose specifications and related files are available here:

The DocBook Schema Version 5.0 Errata 01
OASIS Approved Errata
29 March 2018

Editable source (Authoritative):



Distribution ZIP file

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Members of the DocBook TC [1] approved this specification by Full Majority Vote. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process [2]. The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed [3], and the document is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone and our thanks to the reviewers who provided feedback on the specification drafts to help improve the quality of the work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS DocBook TC

[2] Public reviews:

* 15-day public review, 21 February 2018:

[3] Approval ballot: