<docDate> (document date) contains the date of a document, as given on a title page or in a dateline. [4.6. Title Pages]
Attributesatt.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source))
when(when) gives the value of the date in standard form, i.e. YYYY-MM-DD.
Status Optional
Datatype teidata.temporal.w3c

For simple dates, the when attribute should give the Gregorian or proleptic Gregorian date in one of the formats specified in XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes Second Edition.

Member of
Contained by
core: lg list
figures: figure table
msdescription: msItem
textcrit: lem rdg
May contain

Cf. the general date element in the core tag set. This specialized element is provided for convenience in marking and processing the date of the documents, since it is likely to require specialized handling for many applications. It should be used only for the date of the entire document, not for any subset or part of it.

<docImprint>Oxford, Clarendon Press, <docDate>1987</docDate>
Content model
 <macroRef key="macro.phraseSeq"/>
Schema Declaration
element docDate
   attribute when { teidata.temporal.w3c }?,