person — A person and associated metadata.


A person associates a personal name with other information about an individual.

Processing expectations

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

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This element occurs in 56 elements.


The following elements occur in person: address, affiliation, email, personblurb, personname, uri.


  1 <article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
  2 <title>Example person</title>
  4 <para>The principle author of this document is
  6 <surname>Walsh</surname></personname><email>ndw@nwalsh.com</email>

The principle author of this document is Norman Walsh.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)