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Subject: Re: [docbook] Re: author initials in bibliography entries

On 19 January 2017 at 17:01, Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex
<gerrit.imsieke@le-tex.de> wrote:
> On 19.01.2017 17:56, Dave Pawson wrote:
>> Is the definition of 'authorInitials' inclusive?
>> JDR (full, inclusive)
>> John D Rockafella (middle/additional)
>> They are / could be used in many ways.
>> Though not in http://tdg.docbook.org/tdg/5.0/personname.html?
> As the comment on http://tdg.docbook.org/tdg/5.1/authorinitials.html
> suggests, it might have been designed to hold the (full) initials of someone
> who adds a comment or changes a document. I don’t think it was originally
> intended for marking up author names in bibliographic entries.

Possibly as an alternative to a full name.

Certainly something 'odd' - though in the latest rev it does
not show in personname, so perhaps that use was rejected?


> Gerrit
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