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Hi Michelle,

As I understand it, EAD 2002 eliminated "single" as an attribute.  
Anything that would have been a single date will take "inclusive" instead.

Best,
Jaime

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Michele R Combs wrote:
> For unitdate, the RLG best practices document mentions three kinds: bulk, inclusive, and single.  (See page 14 here http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/past/rlg/ead/bpg.pdf ).  However, the EAD Tag Library only mentions bulk and inclusive (see http://www.loc.gov/ead/tglib/elements/unitdate.html ).
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> Is 'single' in fact a legitimate option for the 'type' attribute?  Since the RLG BP also says the type attribute is mandatory, we've just been using type=inclusive for all dates regardless, but now that I've noticed this in the RLG doc, it's made me wonder.
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