[tei-council] @TEIform

James Cummings James.Cummings at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Nov 14 03:26:50 EST 2005

Christian Wittern wrote:
> James Cummings <James.Cummings at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> writes:
>>This is what makes me wary.  While I can picture people keeping their
>>schemas around (as much as I can picture them keeping their DTDs
>>around), once the schema is created, I find it very likely that people
>>will mistakenly misplace their ODD sources.  But I suppose we just
>>have to remind people that ODD is part of their project documentation
>>of how they differ from TEI.
> We have discussed at some point if/how an instance document should
> mention its ODD source, but I don't think we have come to a
> conclusion.  I would be uncomfortable dropping @TEIform (to which I do
> not object)without at least this mechanism in place.

Having a place in the teiHeader to refer to an ODD...or even embed it 
(or this that too horribly recursive?) seems reasonable.  Perhaps a 
URI attribute in tagsDecl?  Would such a thing point just to the ODD 
source or to generated schemas as well?


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