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3 Element and Attribute Classes

3 Element and Attribute Classes

datableattributes which can be specified in a normalised form for any datable element
Attributes
notBeforespecifies the earliest possible date for the information in the associated element
Datatype: CDATA
Normalised dates should be specified in whatever standardised form is defined by the TEI HEader; normally ISO whateverr
Default: #IMPLIED
notAfterspecifies the latest possible date for the information in the associated element
Datatype: CDATA
Normalised dates should be specified in whatever standardised form is defined by the TEI HEader; normally ISO whateverr
Default: #IMPLIED
certaintyspecifies the degree of confidence associated with the dating specified by the other attributes
Datatype: CDATA
highthe dating is generally believed to be correct
mediumthere is some doubt as to the reliability of the dating
lowthe dating is controversial
Default: #IMPLIED
evidencespecifies the kind of evidence for the dating supplied by the other attributes
Datatype: CDATA
internalthe dating is based on evidence internal to the ms )(e.g. an inscription)
externalthe dating is based on evidence external to the ms (e.g. a reference to the ms in some other datable context)
conjecturethe dating is based on conjecture, as further discussed within the associated element.
Default: #IMPLIED


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