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RE: [newsml-2] People's names

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 19:53:58 +0000
Message-ID: <T76af2f181f0a01f01c4058@lonsmime04.rit.reuters.com>
To: newsml-2@yahoogroups.com, www-international@w3.org

There are various cases, eg:

-  "JFK" is both a set of initials and a nickname.

-  "MJW" (my initials) is just a set of initials and 
   is never used for anything.

I guess initials are a kind of "part" of a name and in 
some cases are also a nickname, ie an informal name.


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> Misha Wolf
> OK, I can live with two parameters:
> -  part (NMTOKEN)
> -  role (NMTOKENS), encompassing what I'm now calling scope,
>    formality, and purpose.

How would you represent initials? As a part (like a nickname) or role
(scope I


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