In order to allow for authorship attribution on a lower
level, I propose to have the attribute resp as member
Besides the revisionDesc (and versioning which works
"outside" the electronic document) there is no
possibility to attribute authorship or responsibility
for changes on element level. When merging documents
from different authors the same problem appears. The
attribute resp, as used in note, would make major
improvement on this though I see that not all problems
will be solved by this. (e.g. changes to attribute
Alternative: implementation of a new attribute
"authority" (in analogy to the element in publicationStmt).
Maybe the datatype should be changed from text to
IDREFs as well.