An industry standard document markup language written originally in SGML and now available in several flavors of XML (DTD, Scheme, Relax NG). Emphasizes semantic content.
A set of SGML tags for describing books, articles, and other documents, particularly technical documentation.
Markup language for technical documentation. DocBook was originally intended for authoring technical documents relating to computer hardware and software but it can be used for any other sort of documentation. It is maintained and standardized by the DocBook Technical Committee at OASIS (originally SGML Open). DocBook exists as both an SGML and an XML DTD. DocBook originally started as an SGML application, but an equivalent XML application was developed and has now replaced the SGML one for most uses.
An SGML application designed for producing technical documents. The SGML version of FrameMaker has built in support of Docbook.
DocBook DTD, Eve Maler and Terry Allen. Originally created under the auspices of the Davenport Group, DocBook is now maintained by OASIS. The Customizer's Guide for the DocBook DTD V2.4.1 is available from this site. See: http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/index.html
An SGML (and XML) application, describing a document format that allows easy management of documentation.
A system for writing structured documents using SGML and XML. It is used mainly for documenting computer hardware and software, but is by no means limited to that use. The content models that make up DocBook are represented in a Document Type Definition (DTD) for use with XML and SGML.