Inside <knife> data concerning a knife used is given. As many <knife> elements as needed can follow one after the other.
In case a <manufacturer>'s data are defined before in the UDDF file it is possible to set a cross-reference via <link/> to these data inside every section of a piece of equipment. Then the <manufacturer>'s data need to be given only once (globally) but can be used as often as necessary.
(see also <equipment>)
<equipment> <knife id="sharp_thing"> <name>Titanium Knife</name> <manufacturer> <name>Softy Company</name> </manufacturer> <model>Blunt</model> <serialnumber>546372</serialnumber> <purchase> <datetime>1968-04-16</datetime> <price currency="DM">160.00</price> <shop> <name>Dive Terminal</name> <address> <!-- address of shop --> </address> <contact> <!-- phone number, email address etc. --> </contact> <notes> <!-- additional remarks --> </notes> </shop> </purchase> <!-- no dictated service interval --> </knife> </equipment>