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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Multiple different types of authors

Hi Larry,

> [...]
> One of them is that each article in my book has multiple authors, in different 
> positions.  How would I differentiate a "primary author", "contributing 
> authors", etc.?  In the old code I was abusing the role attribute of 
> <authorgroup>, but of course by default that's ignored by the DocBook XSL 
> setup.  What's the best way to denote them, semantically and 
> transformationally?
> (Ideally I'd like to have a series of lists going across the page in the final 
> output, something like:)
> Primary      Contributing
> ----------       -----------------
> Joe              Frank
> Bob             Steve

Maybe you could use othercredit[1] with the use of a class attribute. There are other elements, depending on your context: editor, collab, corpauthor and corpcredit.

Hope that helps,

[1] http://www.docbook.org/tdg/en/html/othercredit.html

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