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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

authorgroup — Wrapper for author information when a document has multiple authors or collaborators

Synopsis

authorgroup ::= (author | editor | othercredit)+

Description

The authorgroup element is a wrapper around multiple authors or other collaborators.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes given very special treatment, especially on title pages or other displayed areas. Sometimes suppressed.

See Also

author, collab, contrib, editor, othercredit, personblurb, personname

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<info>
  <title>Example authorgroup</title>

  <authorgroup>
    <author>
      <personname>
	<honorific>Dr.</honorific>
	<firstname>Lois</firstname>
	<surname>Common-Denominator</surname>
      </personname>
      <affiliation>
	<shortaffil>Director, M. Behn School of Coop. Eng.</shortaffil>
	<jobtitle>Director of Cooperative Efforts</jobtitle>
	<orgname>The Marguerite Behn International School of
	Cooperative Engineering</orgname>
      </affiliation>
    </author>

    <editor>
      <personname>
	<firstname>Peter</firstname>
	<surname>Parker</surname>
	<lineage>Sr.</lineage>
	<othername>Spiderman</othername>
      </personname>
      <personblurb>
	<para>Peter's a super hero in his spare time.</para>
      </personblurb>
    </editor>
  </authorgroup>
</info>

<para>…</para>

</article>

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