(responsibility statement) – Names one or more individuals, groups, or in rare cases, mechanical processes, responsible for creation or realization of the intellectual or artistic content.
Module MEI.shared
@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
@facs(optional)Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@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
MEI.namesdatescorpName geogName persName
MEI.sharedname repository resp
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.facsimile"/>
<memberOf key="model.pubStmtPart"/>
<memberOf key="model.respLike"/>
<rng:ref name="resp" />
<rng:ref name="model.nameLike" />

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

If at least one resp element isn't present, all name-like elements should have a @role attribute.
<sch:rule context="mei:*[local-name()='titleStmt' or local-name()='pubStmt' or local-name()='seriesStmt']/mei:respStmt">
<sch:assert role="warning" test="mei:resp or (count(mei:*[@role]) = count(mei:*))">If at least one resp element isn't present, all name-like elements should have a @role attribute.</sch:assert>