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Subject: Re: author initials in bibliography entries
"Kraetke, Martin, le-tex" <email@example.com> writes: > In DocBook 5.0, the element authorinitials can appear as children of > biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset but not as children > of author or personname. In retorspect, that does seem…odd. > <biblioentry xml:id="CR1"> > <authorgroup> > <author> > <personname> > <authorinitials>P.</authorinitials> > <surname>Abad</surname> > </personname> > </author> But so does that. I’d expect the “author initials” of P. Abad to be “PA” or something. That’s really just an abbreviated first name. I wonder if <firstname><abbrev>P.</abbrev></firstname> captures the semantics better. Not that I especially like it, but… Be seeing you, norm -- Norman Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> | Debugging is 99% complete most of the http://nwalsh.com/ | time--Fred Brooks, jr.
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