Notational Conventions

The following typographical conventions are used in this Standard:

  1. The first occurrence of a new term is written in italics.
    example: : … is considered normative.
  2. A term defined as a basic definition is written in bold.
    example: : behavior — External …
  3. The name of an XML element is written using an Element style.
    example: : The root element is <document.>
  4. The name of an XML element attribute is written using an Attribute style.
    example: : … an @id attribute.
  5. An XML element attribute value is written using a constant-width style.
    example: : … value of CommentReference.
  6. An XML element type name is written using a Type style.
    example: : … as values of the xsd:anyURI data type.