authorinformation

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 2: Technical Content Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The authorinformation element contains detailed information about the author or authoring organization.

Inheritance

+ topic/author xnal-d/authorinformation

Example

<authorinformation>
 <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>
</authorinformation>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group (with a narrowed definition for type, given below), and keyref.

type
Describes the target of a reference. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. Note that this differs from the type attribute on many other DITA elements. Beginning with DITA 1.2, values in this attribute are not limited to a small number of choices; the following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are also recognized for the author element (and its specializations):
creator
The primary or original author of the content.
contributor
An additional author who is not primary.
-dita-use-conref-target
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.