(encoding description) – Documents the relationship between an electronic file and the source or sources from which it was derived as well as applications used in the encoding/editing process.
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
May contain
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="model.headerPart"/>
<rng:ref name="appInfo" />
<rng:ref name="editorialDecl" />
<rng:ref name="projectDesc" />
<rng:ref name="samplingDecl" />

This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.