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

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Name

firstname — A given name of a person

Synopsis

firstname ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

Use firstname for any given name or chosen name of a person. This is also used for forenames and sometimes nicknames.

A firstname is an alternative to givenname.

Processing expectations

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

See Also

affiliation, honorific, lineage, othername, surname

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