[tei-council] exemplars, and Roma

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Sun Oct 8 13:26:35 EDT 2006

Syd Bauman wrote:
> I like the general idea, but we (or at least I) need to put a little
> thought into where we want exemplars and where we want templates
> before committing to it.
sure, there is a distinction to be made.
> That is, can the same ODD file serve both as a best-practice example
> of how to do some kind of customization, and as a template which a
> user would fill in? 
no. an ODD file is an example of a customization
instruction. a template is an example XML
file which would be valid against a schema
constructed from that ODD. in my book, anyway.
> Aren't there places where we'd want to say "FILL
> IN PROPER VALUE HERE" in the latter, but we'd actually want a proper
> value in the former?
can you give an example?

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