glossScopeNote

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 2: Technical Content Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The glossScopeNote element contains a clarification of the subject that is designated by the glossterm, such as examples of included or excluded companies or products. For instance, a scope note for "Linux" might explain that the term doe not apply to UNIX products; it might give examples of Linux products that are included as well as UNIX products that are excluded.

Inheritance

- topic/note concept/note glossentry/glossScopeNote

Example

<glossentry id="linuxOS" xml:lang="en-us">
  <glossterm>Linux Operating System</glossterm>
  <glossdef>An operating system based on the kernel created by Linus Torvald.</glossdef>
  <glossBody>
    <glossPartOfSpeech value="noun"/>
    <glossScopeNote>Doesn't apply to UNIX products that bundle other
kernels. Also, doesn't apply to the Linux Open Source Project that
work on Linux distributions but, instead, only to the distributions
themselves.  Examples include RedHat, SuSE, and Ubuntu. </glossScopeNote>
  </glossBody>
</glossentry>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, outputclass, spectitle, and the attributes defined below.

type
Defines the type of a note. For example, if the note is a tip, the word Tip might be used to draw the reader's attention to it. Note that this differs from the type attribute on many other DITA elements. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. Available values are note, tip, fastpath, restriction, important, remember, attention, caution, notice, danger, warning, trouble, other, and -dita-use-​conref-​target.
othertype
Indicates an alternate note type, when the type is not available in the type attribute value list. This value is used as the user-provided note title when the type attribute value is set to "other".