Metanorma: Aequitate Verum

Writing M3AAWG documents using Metanorma

Document Attributes


The document attributes listed below are unique to Metanorma’s processing of M3AAWG documents.

For common document attributes, see Document attributes reference in general Metanorma author’s documentation. That page describes attributes that apply to all Metanorma flavors, not just M3AAWG.

For an introduction to Metanorma AsciiDoc document attributes and how Metanorma uses them, see the corresponding topic.


The document status. Synonym: :docstage:. The permitted types are: proposal, working-draft, committee-draft, draft-standard, final-draft, published, withdrawn.


The document type (see M3D deliverables: The different types of M3AAWG publications) (mandatory). The permitted types are:

  • policy

  • best-practices

  • supporting-document

  • report


The document URI. Optional, included with document if present.


Used to capture document version.


[keyword]#...#: encodes keywords, such as "MUST", "MUST NOT". (They are formatted as <span class="keyword">…​</span>.)