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Umm, I just wanted to confirm that @style was a fairly recent addition . 
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On 1/19/2013 2:43 PM, Syd Bauman wrote:
>> Is there a place I can look to see in what release a particular
>> element or attribute was added, deprecated, or removed?
> Well, yes and no. Yes there is, but it's not singular, and it's not
> necessarily easy. The "ReleaseNotes" directory[1] has a list of
> readily available change logs and readme files from releases as far
> back as mid-2005. For the most part the editors and council have been
> thorough about documenting new elements in these files.
>
> However
> a) it is *possible*, although unlikely, that your particular element
>     fell through the cracks and is not so documented, or
> b) you might be interested in either P5 before 2005-06 or P1 through
>     P4.
>
> If (a) seems to be the case, you can of course, perform archival
> research on the open source repository P5 uses on Sourceforge[2].
> This requires a bit of knowledge about how the Guidelines are put
> together and how to use at least Sourceforge if not CVS or SVN. So if
> you plan to do a lot of historical research on TEI, you should
> acquire those skills. If you only want to know about a particular
> element and don't already have those skills, just ask. I'd be happy
> to poke around for you.
>
> Earlier versions of the Guidelines are also readily available[3], but
> not the revision history. I don't actually know off the top of my
> head if revisions of P3 and earlier were even kept; for P4 the
> revisions are in a proprietary format stored only at Oxford, and they
> don't want to give it out. But again, if you're interested in a
> particular element, I bet one of the Oxford TEI folks would poke
> around for you.
>
> Notes
> -----
> [1] http://www.tei-c.org/release/xml/tei/odd/ReleaseNotes/
>
> [2] Use http://tei.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/tei/P5/Source/ for
>      2005-01 to mid-2006, and
>      http://tei.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/tei/trunk/P5/Source/ for
>      2006-05-11 to present.
>
> [3] http://www.tei-c.org/Vault/Vault-GL.html