ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

10 Article Authoring Tag Set, version 1.1 • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.41 @executable Executable

Indicates whether or not the code snippet to which the attribute is attached is intended for direct execution.

In element <code>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
no The code cannot or should not be executed.
yes The code is intended to be run.