Language reference : Technical content architecture : Domain elements : xNAL domain elements : personname
   
personname
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
Inheritance
+ topic/data xnal-d/personname
Example 415. 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