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

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Name

lineage — The portion of a person’s name indicating a relationship to ancestors

Synopsis

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

Description

A 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.

See Also

affiliation, firstname, honorific, othername, surname

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