<settingDesc> (setting description) describes the setting or settings within which a language interaction takes place, or other places otherwise referred to in a text, edition, or metadata. [15.2. Contextual Information 2.4. The Profile Description]
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)) att.declarable (@default)
Member of
Contained by
header: profileDesc
May contain
core: p
linking: ab
namesdates: listPlace place

May contain a prose description organized as paragraphs, or a series of <setting> elements. If used to record not settings of language interactions, but other places mentioned in the text, then place optionally grouped by listPlace inside standOff should be preferred.

 <p>Texts recorded in the
   Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa, between April and November 1988 </p>
Content model
  <classRef key="model.pLikeminOccurs="1"

  <alternate minOccurs="1"

   <elementRef key="setting"/>
   <classRef key="model.placeLike"/>
   <elementRef key="listPlace"/>
Schema Declaration
element settingDesc
   ( tei_model.pLike+ | ( setting | tei_model.placeLike | tei_listPlace )+ )