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.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
<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>
The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group and the attribute defined below.
- 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;
following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are still provided as sample
- The copyright holder with first claim on the copyright
- An additional copyright holder who is not primary
- See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.