(apparatus) – Contains one or more alternative encodings.
Module MEI.critapp
@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
@subtype(optional)Provide any sub-classification for the element, additional to that given by its type attribute. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@type(optional)Characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@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
May contain
MEI.critapplem rdg
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.typed"/>
<memberOf key="model.appLike"/>
<rng:ref name="lem" />
<rng:ref name="rdg" />
<rng:ref name="rdg" />

The alternatives provided in lem and/or rdg sub-elements may be thought of as exclusive or as parallel. The type attribute may contain any convenient descriptive word, describing the extent of the variation (e.g. note, phrase, measure, etc.), its text-critical significance (e.g. significant, accidental, unclear), or the nature of the variation or the principles required to understand it (e.g. lectio difficilior, usus auctoris, etc.).This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.