Textual material associated with a contributor.
Common Practice: Although a typical author comment might explain, for example, some facts about the circumstances under which a contributor wrote the article material, during conversion the <author-comment> element can also act as an escape mechanism to take the content of any contributor-related elements not anticipated by the Suite.
<!ELEMENT author-comment %author-comment-model; >
Expanded Content Model
... <article-meta> <article-id pub-id-type="pmid">...</article-id> <title-group>...</title-group> <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <name><surname>Forster</surname> <given-names>Anne Williams</given-names> </name> <role>research physiotherapist</role> <xref ref-type="aff" rid="StLukes"/> <xref ref-type="aff" rid="RoyalInf"/> </contrib> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <name><surname>Young</surname> <given-names>John G.</given-names></name> <role>consultant physician</role> <xref ref-type="aff" rid="RoyalInf"/> <author-comment><p>on behalf of the Day Hospital Group</p></author-comment> </contrib> </contrib-group> <aff id="StLukes">Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA</aff> <aff id="RoyalInf">Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 0SF</aff> <pub-date publication-format="print" date-type="pub" iso-8601-date="1999-03-27"> ...</pub-date> ...</article-meta> ...