ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012

10 Article Authoring Tag Set • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.31 @deceased Deceased

Indicates whether or not the contributor described in the element was deceased when the document or document component was published.

In element <contrib>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
no The contributor was living when the document was published.
yes The contributor had died by the time the document was published.