The discussion of tracking workflow in TEI documents came at a time
that we have been discussing adding version numbers in to follow
along with major revisions. Our project is transcriptions of
manuscripts, so versioning would include major features such as
fuller handling of abbreviations, changes to handling of paratext or
metadata, and so on.
Two possibilities seem to fit our needs and I am curious whether
folks think this makes sense or whether there are other, better
methods out there.
1. Our editions of the manuscripts are identified in the
publicationStmt section of the header by local ids
(idno[@type='local']); we could add an @n to that element for the
2. We could put use edition (or @n on edition) in the titleStmt