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DocBook: The Definitive Guide

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM



Lineage -- The portion of a person's name indicating a relationship to ancestors


Mixed Content Model

Lineage ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities



Lineage is a portion of a person's name, typically "Jr." or "Sr."

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an Address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.


The following elements occur in Lineage: Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Replaceable, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.

See Also

Affiliation, FirstName, Honorific, OtherName, Surname


For examples, see AuthorGroup.

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