The <authorinformation> element contains detailed information about the author or authoring organization.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


+ topic/author xnal-d/authorinformation


    <otherinfo>noted psychologist</otherinfo>
    <thoroughfare>123 Yellow Brick Road</thoroughfare>
    <locality>Emerald City</locality>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group (with a narrowed definition for @type, given below), and @keyref.

Describes the target of a reference. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. Note that this differs from the @type attribute on many other DITA elements. Beginning with DITA 1.2, values in this attribute are not limited to a small number of choices; the following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are also recognized for the <author> element (and its specializations):
The primary or original author of the content.
An additional author who is not primary.
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.

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