Using the basic TEI structural elements
20. TEI Header Structure
The TEI header has four main components:
<fileDesc> (file description) contains a full bibliographic description of an
<encodingDesc> (encoding description) documents the relationship between an
electronic text and the source or sources from which it was derived.
<revisionDesc> (revision description) summarizes the revision history for a
<profileDesc> (text-profile description) provides a detailed description of
non-bibliographic aspects of a text, specifically the languages and sublanguages used,
the situation in which it was produced, the participants and their setting. (just
about everything not covered in the other header elements
Only <fileDesc> is required; the others are optional.
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