THDL Toolbox > Places & Geography > THDL Gazetteer > Gazetteer DTD Decoded For Dummies > Transliteration Element
<!ELEMENT transliteration (geogname, time*, authority?, etymology?, (translation|transliteration|mixed)*, ref*)> <!ATTLIST transliteration %a.common; certainty CDATA #IMPLIED entrydate CDATA #IMPLIED isCurrent (yes|no) "yes" scheme CDATA #IMPLIED priority CDATA #IMPLIED resp CDATA #IMPLIED>
transliteration = When used, indicates the relationship of the particular fname to the primary fname of the feature.
The "certainty" attribute indicates the degree of precision to be attributed to the name - choices are 'high' and 'low'.
The "entrydate" attribute here indicates the date the fname was added to the gazetteer. See %ISODATE for the format.
The "isCurrent" attribute records whether the name is in current use.
The "scheme" attribute indicates the type of transliteration system used.
The "priority" attribute enforces the priority of the names, when multiple fnames are present.
The "resp" attribute is used to record the name of the person responsible for entering the name.