<space>

<space> (space) indicates the location of a significant space in the text. [11.4.1. Space]
Moduletranscr
AttributesAttributes att.typed (@type, @subtype) att.dimensions (@precision, @unit, @quantity, @extent, @scope) (att.ranging (@atLeast, @atMost, @min, @max, @confidence)) 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 (resp, @cert) att.global.source (@source)
resp(responsible party) (responsible party) indicates the individual responsible for identifying and measuring the space
Derived fromatt.global.responsibility
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of  separated by whitespace
dim(dimension) indicates whether the space is horizontal or vertical.
Status Recommended
Datatype
Legal values are:
horizontal
the space is horizontal.
vertical
the space is vertical.
Note

For irregular shapes in two dimensions, the value for this attribute should reflect the more important of the two dimensions. In conventional left-right scripts, a space with both vertical and horizontal components should be classed as vertical.

Member of
Contained by
May contain
certainty: certainty precision
core: desc
Declaration
element space
{
   tei_att.global.attribute.xmlid,
   tei_att.global.attribute.n,
   tei_att.global.attribute.xmllang,
   tei_att.global.attribute.xmlbase,
   tei_att.global.attribute.xmlspace,
   tei_att.global.rendition.attribute.rend,
   tei_att.global.rendition.attribute.style,
   tei_att.global.rendition.attribute.rendition,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.corresp,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.synch,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.sameAs,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.copyOf,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.next,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.prev,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.exclude,
   tei_att.global.linking.attribute.select,
   tei_att.global.analytic.attribute.ana,
   tei_att.global.facs.attribute.facs,
   tei_att.global.change.attribute.change,
   tei_att.global.responsibility.attribute.cert,
   tei_att.global.source.attribute.source,
   tei_att.typed.attributes,
   tei_att.dimensions.attributes,
   attribute resp { list { text+ } }?,
   attribute dim { "horizontal" | "vertical" }?,
   ( tei_model.descLike | tei_model.certLike )*
}
Schematron

<sch:rule context="tei:space">
<sch:report test="@quantity and @extent">space may have @quantity (a
figure) or @extent (a descriptive text value) but not
both</sch:report>
<sch:report test="@quantity and not(@unit)">If space has @quantity
then @unit is required</sch:report></sch:rule>
Example
By god if wommen had writen storyes
As <space quantity="7unit="minims"/> han within her oratoryes
Example
στρατηλάτ<space quantity="1unit="chars"/>ου
Note

This element should be used wherever it is desired to record an unusual space in the source text, e.g. space left for a word to be filled in later, for later rubrication, etc. It is not intended to be used to mark normal inter-word space or the like.