[Fwd: Re: [tei-council] on conformance document

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Aug 14 05:25:26 EDT 2006

James Cummings wrote:
>  There are those which are subsets of
> tei_all (where element choices or values have been constrained, etc.) and those
> which are not.  Although both of these (if they have an ODD) are conformant
> documents, for the purposes of interchange and interoperability they are
> inherently different kinds of things.
I agree.

But I think it is essential that we establish definitely
how many others of the current TEI Council agree with this
paragraph, or think it is fundamentally going in the wrong
direction. Do we, or do we not, want to distinguish
between types of conformance?

Sebastian Rahtz      

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