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  3. <revisionDesc>


The final section of <teiHeader> is the list of revisions and changes that the document has undergone since its creation. It has a simple structure:

	<change who="#romano" when="2018-02-24">Introducción del etiquetado del aparato crítico y las dos traducciones de 1.1–24</change>
	<change who="#criado" when="2018-02-22">Manuscritos, siglas, y revisión integral de todo el texto</change>
	<change who="#romano" when="2017-10-08">Etiquetado inicial para convertir a XML-TEI el texto latino original.</change>

It contains the single tag <change>, with two important attributes:

  • @who: identifies the author of the change, which should be one of those responsible individuals defined as <respStmt> in the <fileDesc>, at the beginning of the <teiHeader>The value of @who will point to the @xml:id assigned to that <respStmt>.
  • @when: provides information on the date when the changed was made. For the syntax of dates, see the chapter on <date>.
  • The node must be a succinct description of the changes or additions introduced.

Our editions are dynamic, since they allow you to update the published text whenever you wish to add corrections, changes or additions.

It is therefore obligatory to add a <change> line whenever a major change is introduced into the edition, especially if it has already been published. This is the only way we have to keep a history of the changes to the file, of the version of the file we are handling, and to locate possible code errors.

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