[tei-council] versificatory matters
wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tue Nov 8 20:42:36 EST 2005
Lou Burnard <lou.burnard at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> writes:
> I believe we have decided to abolish the numbered variants on <lg>
> provided by the chapter for verse (<lg1>, <lg2> etc.) in P5 but I
> can't find any written record of this eminently sensible
I think it is at
http://www.tei-c.org.uk/Council/tcm17.xml?style=printable in item 7.7,
> Before I set to wielding my editing axe on this topic
> (treated somewhat skimpily but not insubstantially in chapter VE),
> does anyone wish to put in a last minute plea for a reprieve?
Not here, I have never used one and have seen them gone long ago.
> While thinking about verse, I would also like to sneak in a new
> element which should have been there all along: <rhyme>. This will be
> a phrase level element used to delimit the rhyming word/s of a
> line. It will have an attribute LABEL to identify which bit of the
> rhyme scheme (e.g. the a or b) this rhyming word instantiates and
> possibly TYPE to indicate what sort of a rhyme this is (e.g. full,
> partial, etc)
I like the idea. Does this mean the <rhyme> is valid outside <l> as well?
BTW, some of my recent ODDs oddly did not allow nested <lg>s. While
you are at it, could you please check if that is a bug in P5?
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