[tei-council] Re: module dependency

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 23 08:38:08 EDT 2006

James Cummings wrote:
> Can you explain to me again why it is a bad idea to just have element-level
> dependency? I.e. the elementSpec gets a @depends so with msIdentifier it has a
> @depends which includes settlement and repository (since they are unfortunately
> and, I would argue wrongly, mandatory I believe).
Sure, you could do that, with a reasonable amount of work. 
I can't recall off-hand why its a bad idea :-}

Then again you could analyze the content model and
work out the dependency automatically anyway.

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