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correspDesc (correspondence description)

A proposal for a correspondence module and a correspDesc element in the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) by the TEI Correspondence SIG. The proposal was accepted by the TEI Council in 2014 and the elements correspDesc, correspAction and correspContext were introduced in the version 2.8.0 of the TEI Guidelines in April 2015. For further information see the Guidelines or the jTEI article from Stadler, Illetschko and Seifert.

Examples

In the directory "examples", the TEI Correspondence SIG provides multiple use cases of the correspDesc element. This section is still maintained.

Correspondence Metadata Interchange Format

On the basis of corresDesc the TEI Correspondence SIG has been developed the "Correspondence Metadata Interchange Format", which makes a standardized comparison of letter metadata possible. See the GitHub-Repository "TEI-Corrspondence-SIG/CMIF" for further information.

Literature

  • Peter Stadler, Marcel Illetschko, and Sabine Seifert, « Towards a Model for Encoding Correspondence in the TEI: Developing and Implementing », Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative [Online], Issue 9 | September 2016 - December 2017, Online since 24 September 2016. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/jtei/1433; DOI: 10.4000/jtei.1433

License

© TEI Correspondence SIG 2012-2015

This work is available under dual license: BSD 2-Clause and Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC BY 3.0)