<fileDesc> (file description) – Contains a full bibliographic description of the MEI file.
Module MEI.header
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
Member of
Contained by
MEI.header meiHead
May contain
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<rng:ref name= " titleStmt" />
<rng:ref name= " editionStmt" />
<rng:ref name= " extent" />
<rng:ref name= " pubStmt" />
<rng:ref name= " seriesStmt" />
<rng:ref name= " notesStmt" />
<rng:ref name= " sourceDesc" />

Extent in this context represents file size.This element is modelled on elements in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements