<link> (link) defines an association or hypertextual link among elements or passages, of some type not more precisely specifiable by other elements. [16.1. Links]
Modulelinking
AttributesAttributes att.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)) att.pointing (@targetLang, @target, @evaluate) att.typed (@type, @subtype)
Member of
Contained by
May containEmpty element
Declaration
element link
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.pointing.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attributes,
   empty
}
Schematron

<sch:assert test="contains(normalize-space(@target),' ')">You must supply at least two values for @target or on <sch:name/>
</sch:assert>
Example
<s n="1">The state Supreme Court has refused to release <rs xml:id="R1">
  <rs xml:id="R2">Rahway State Prison</rs> inmate</rs>
 <rs xml:id="R3">James Scott</rs> on bail.</s>
<s n="2">
 <rs xml:id="R4">The fighter</rs> is serving 30-40 years
for a 1975 armed robbery conviction in <rs xml:id="R5">the penitentiary</rs>.
</s>
<!-- ... -->
<linkGrp type="periphrasis">
 <link target="#R1 #R3 #R4"/>
 <link target="#R2 #R5"/>
</linkGrp>
Note

This element should only be used to encode associations not otherwise provided for by more specific elements.

The location of this element within a document has no significance, unless it is included within a linkGrp, in which case it may inherit the value of the type attribute from the value given on the linkGrp.