Default Namespace Declaration

Pseudo-attribute used to identify the default namespace, for DocBook.


This attribute value is fixed and will be added implicitly by many processors. For data portability, however, it is recommended that it be given explicitly, in order to enable a document to be processed standalone.

Attribute Values

In Element

Value Meaning
http://docbook.org/ns/docbook The default namespace has been set to this URL, the URL for DocBook.
Restriction: Restriction: This attribute value may not be changed.