[tei-council] dating attributes

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 9 04:56:34 EDT 2006

Lou's Laptop wrote:
> So, is the collective wisdom of a mind that all members of att.datable 
> get the following attributes:
> @notBefore
> @notAfter
> @startingExactly  (was "@from")
> @endingExactly   (was "@to")
> @onDate  (was variously @value, @date, @norm)
I like that name "onDate".
> [all of these being of datatype data.temporal.w3c]
just data.temporal, for reasons others gave (dont want to be tied to W3C).
> @notBeforeReg
> @notAfterReg
> @startingExactlyReg
> @endingExactlyReg
> @onDateReg
> [all of which are of datatype data.temporal]
> Looks a tad excessive to me...
> The trouble is that just having a global change for data.temporal 
> really doesn't cut it -- you don't want to use French revolutionary 
> dates in your <change> elements, even if you want them in your text.
v. true

one strategy would be to simply offer an exemplar of how add the *Reg 
and leave it at that.

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