personname

personname — The personal name of an individual.

Synopsis

personname ::= [-]

Description

The personname identifies the personal name of an individual.

Processing expectations

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

Children

The following elements occur in personname: text, firstname, givenname, honorific, inlinemediaobject, lineage, othername, phrase (db._phrase), replaceable, subscript, superscript, surname.

Examples

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

<para>Starting in DocBook 4.2, personal names, like
<personname><firstname>Albert</firstname><surname>Einstein</surname></personname>
can be marked-up inline.</para>

</article>

Starting in DocBook 4.2, personal names, like Albert Einstein can be marked-up inline.