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

On 01/19/2017 05:01 PM, Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex wrote:
> 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.

That's what I would have assumed too. Calling the element type
authorinitials if it was intended to be used inside author would
be unnecessary redundancy.

On 01/19/2017 11:55 AM, Kraetke, Martin, le-tex wrote:
> For now, I guess the use of a second firstname element with a certain
> role attribute would be a workaround. 

This is what I do. Without even a role attribute.


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