Metanorma: Aequitate Verum

Using Metanorma-Ribose

Document attributes


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

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


Security level classification. For example, "confidential", "client confidential"


Intended recipient of document.


Mandatory. Document type (see Ribose deliverables: The different types of Ribose publications). Permitted types:

  • policy-and-procedures

  • best-practices

  • supporting-document

  • report

  • legal

  • directives

  • proposal

  • standard


Document status. Synonym: :docstage:. Permitted types: proposal, working-draft, committee-draft, draft-standard, final-draft, published, withdrawn


Mandatory. Name of relevant Ribose committee


Mandatory. Type of relevant Ribose committee. Could be technical or provisional

Markup features

  • [keyword]#...#: encodes keywords, such as "MUST", "MUST NOT". (Encoded as <span class="keyword">…​</span>.