I'd suggest to place the @xml:id on each <witness> and to point from
each <witness> to the (different) @xml:id of the respective <msDesc> or
Or you include <msDesc> and <biblStruct> into the description of each
<witness>. In that case your <witList> would be better placed within the
Am 10.05.2018 um 15:32 schrieb Elsa Pereira:
> Dear TEI-List,
> I have a question about Module 12 (Critical Apparatus) and would be
> grateful if any of you were so kind as to clarify it.
> I am trying to complement the witnesses identification in the
> <listWit> element (within the <front> matter) with a full structured
> description, supplied in <msDesc> and <biblStruct> (within the
> <sourceDesc> element of the <teiHeader>).
> The Guidelines suggest using a <ptr> with a @target.
> My doubt is: where exactly should I place the @xml:id that will
> identify each @wit in the various <rdg> elements of <app>?
> Do I have to put the @xml:id in <witness> (within <listWit>) or may I
> put it in each <msDesc> and <biblStruct> (within the <sourceDesc>) and
> then use a <ptr> in <witness>, pointing to the <sourceDesc>?
> Will the apparatus work perfectly well, if I do this?
> <msDesc xml:id="B">
> <!-- full description of manuscript one -->
> <biblStruct xml:id="A">
> <!-- full description of printed document one -->
> <biblStruct xml:id="C">
> <!-- full description of printed document two -->
> <!-- bellow in the front matter-->
> <witness>Printed document one <ptr target="#A"/></witness>
> <witness>Manuscript one <ptr target="#B"/></witness>
> <witness>Printed document two <ptr target="#C"/></witness>
> <!-- bellow in the text body -->
> <rdg wit="#A #B">some text</rdg>
> <rdg wit="#C">text here</rdg>
> I am sorry if this obvious, but I would like to have your validation.
> Thank you very much for all the help,
> Elsa Pereira