The <copyright> element specifies legal ownership of the content.
The <copyright> element is used for a single copyright entry. It includes the copyright years and the copyright holder. Multiple <copyright> statements are allowed.
This element is equivalent to the Rights element in Dublin Core.
Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
|topic, map, concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningAssessment, learningBookmap, learningContent, learningMap, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary||( (copyryear) (one or more) then (copyrholder) )|
|topic (base), topic (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task (strict), task (general), machineryTask, learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary||prolog|
|map (base), map (technical content), bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, learningBookmap, learningMap||topicmeta|
<prolog> <copyright> <copyryear year="2001-04-12"></copyryear> <copyrholder>IBM</copyrholder> </copyright> <copyright type=secondary> <copyryear year="2002-03-03></copyryear> <copyrholder>Schweetones Publishing, Inc.</copyrholder> </copyright> </prolog>
|Name||Description||Data Type||Default Value||Required?|
|type||Indicates the legal status of the copyright holder.
Note that this differs from the type
attribute on many other DITA elements. Beginning with
DITA 1.2, values in this attribute are not limited to a small number of
choices; the following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are still
provided as sample values:
|univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups)||A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group|
|global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc)||A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group|
|class||A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes|