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

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Name

othername — A component of a person’s name that is not a first name, surname, or lineage

Synopsis

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

Description

An othername element is a generic wrapper for parts of an individual’s name other than honorific, firstname, surname, and lineage. One common use is to identify an individual’s middle name or initial. Use role to classify the type of other name.

Processing expectations

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

See Also

affiliation, firstname, honorific, lineage, surname

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