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                      Bob Foster                                                                                                          
                      <bob@objfac.com>         To:       Ray Cauchi <ray@tweek.com.au>                                                    
                                               cc:       xml-dev@lists.xml.org                                                            
                      11/09/2003 12:39         Subject:  Re: [xml-dev] Docbook grief                                                      

You might have better luck with this at docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org

Bob Foster

Ray Cauchi wrote:
> Hi all
> I am marking up a document using Docbook, in XML Spy Professional. The
> document is a Docbook Article, and mny problem pertains to meta data
> being stored inside the <articleinfo>
>  From what I understand of the documentation, i can have an
> <affiliation> tag inside an <author> tag. However XMLSpy keeps giving me
> a validation error when I do this. One thing I find a bit cryptic is
> that the docs state:
> "
>       *Future Changes*
> In DocBook V4.0, Affiliation will be removed from some of the places in
> which it now occurs. Instead of appearing inside Author, for example, a
> new wrapper element will be created to hold Author, AuthorBlurb, and
> Affiliation. "
> but offers no infromation as to which wrapper element that may be (and
> this, by the way, is version 4 docs....)
> any ideas?

Use the source, Luke.

In the 4.3 b5 modules,

<!ENTITY % author.element "INCLUDE">
<!--end of author.element-->]]>


<!ENTITY % person.ident.mix
    |authorblurb|contrib %local.person.ident.mix;">

So affiliation is still allowed in author as of 4.3b5, from September 2003.

Check to see where your document strays from these.

I believe the docs come with a disclaimer that they're 'in progress' or the


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