Type of Footnote

Type of information conveyed in the footnote (for example, financial disclosure).


There are many reasons why the text or metadata of a standard might be footnoted. Where those reasons are known, this attribute can preserve that information. This could be a means of preserving, for example, that a member of the original Working Group or Committee is now deceased.
Since the use of @fn-type in standards documents is currently uncommon, there is no list of suggested values, and standards organizations are use any value for this attribute.

Used on Element: <fn>

Letter, numbers, of special charactersThe reason for the footnote or type of footnote, such as “Conflict of interest”, “deceased”, or “financial-disclosure
RestrictionThis is an optional attribute; there is no default.