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

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Name

othercredit — A person or entity, other than an author or editor, credited in a document

Synopsis

othercredit ::= ((personname, (address | affiliation | contrib | email | personblurb | uri)*) | (orgname, (address | affiliation | contrib | email | orgdiv | uri)*))

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • Exactly one of:

    • class (enumeration) = “copyeditor” | “graphicdesigner” | “other” | “productioneditor” | “technicaleditor” | “translator”

    • All of:

      • class (enumeration) = “other”

      • otherclass (NMTOKEN)

Required attributes are shown in bold.

Description

DocBook allows you to directly identify authors and editors. The othercredit element provides a mechanism for identifying other individuals—for example, contributors or production editors—in a similar context.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes suppressed.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

class

Identifies the nature of the contributor

Enumerated values:
“copyeditor”

A copyeditor

“graphicdesigner”

A graphic designer

“other”

Some other contributor

“productioneditor”

A production editor

“technicaleditor”

A technical editor

“translator”

A translator

class

Identifies the nature of the contributor

Enumerated values:
“other”

Identifies a nonstandard contribution

otherclass

Identifies the nature of the nonstandard contribution

See Also

author, authorgroup, collab, contrib, editor, personblurb, personname

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> ...

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