Keyword or phrase which describes a resource.
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
@classcode(optional)Contains a reference to the controlled vocabulary from which the term is drawn. The value must match the value of an ID attribute on a classCode element given elsewhere in the document. Value conforms to data.URI. att.classcodeident
@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
@translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@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
@xml:lang(optional)Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value of datatype language. att.lang
Member of
Contained by
MEI.headerterm termList
May contain
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.classcodeident"/>
<memberOf key="att.lang"/>
<memberOf key="att.typed"/>
<rng:ref name="term" />
<rng:ref name="model.textphraseLike.limited" />

The classcode attribute may be used to link the term to a terminological source given in a classCode element. The term element may include other term elements in order to allow the creation of coordinated terms; i.e., terms created from a combination of other, independent terms.This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.