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Subject: Form submission from: Request a Special Majority Vote to proceed to Candidate OASIS Standard

Submitted on Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:03
Submitted by user:
Submitted values are:

Your name: Robert Stayton
TC name: DocBook Technical Committee
TC email address: docbook-tc@lists.oasis-open.org
Title: DocBook Version 5.1
Committee Specification URI:
Committee Specification editable source URI(s):
Certification by the TC that all schema and XML instances are well-formed and
that expressions are valid: We so certify
Clear English-language summary of the specification:
DocBook is a general purpose [ XML ] schema particularly well suited to books
and papers about computer
hardware and software (though it is by no means limited to these
The Version 5.1 release introduces assemblies for topic-oriented authoring.
also addresses a selection of
bugs and feature requests.
The Technical Committee provides the DocBook 5.1 schema in other schema
languages, including W3C
XML Schema and an XML DTD, but the RELAX NG Schema is the normative schema.
Relationship of this specification to similar work: The DITA schemas can
some of the same purposes as DocBook but take a different approach.  The two
standards complement each other.
     --Statements of Use--
       Link to Statement of Use #1:
       Link to Statement of Use #2:
       Link to Statement of Use #3:
       Additional Statements of Use:

     --Public Reviews--
       First public review announcement URI:

       Comment resolution log:

       Additional public review announcement URIs:
       Additional comment resolution log URIs: http://

Approval link:
Earlier attempts to standardize: Yes
Sources of explanatory information:

The results of this submission may be viewed at:

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