personname

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2

The <personname> element contains name information about the author.

Contains

Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap ( (honorific) (optional) then (firstname) (any number) then (middlename) (any number) then (lastname) (any number) then (generationidentifier) (optional) then (otherinfo) (any number) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap namedetails

Inheritance

+ topic/data xnal-d/personname

Example

<personinfo>
 <namedetails>
  <personname>
   <firstname>Derek</firstname>
   <middlename>L.</middlename>
   <lastname>Singleton</lastname>
   <generationidentifier>Jr.</generationidentifier>
   <otherinfo>noted psychologist</otherinfo>
  </personname>
 </namedetails>
 <addressdetails>
   <thoroughfare>123 Yellow Brick Road</thoroughfare>
   <locality>Emerald City</locality>
   <administrativearea>Kansas</administrativearea>
   <country>USA</country>
 </addressdetails>
 <contactnumbers><contactnumber>123-555-4678</contactnumber></contactnumbers>
 <emailaddresses><emailaddress>wizard@example.org</emailaddress></emailaddresses>
</personinfo>

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
name Defines a unique name for the object. CDATA #IMPLIED No
datatype Describes the type of data contained in the value attribute or within the data element. A typical use of datatype will be the identifying URI for an XML Schema datatype. CDATA #IMPLIED No
value Specifies a value associated with the current property or element. CDATA #IMPLIED No
href Provides a reference to a resource. See The href attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. CDATA #IMPLIED No
format The format attribute identifies the format of the resource being referenced. See The format attribute for details on supported values. CDATA #IMPLIED No
type Describes the target of a reference. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. CDATA #IMPLIED No
scope The scope attribute identifies the closeness of the relationship between the current document and the target resource. See The scope attribute for more information on values. (local | peer | external | -dita-use-​conref-​target) #IMPLIED No
univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups) A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group      
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group      
class, outputclass Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes