[tei-council] links into images
wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tue Oct 10 03:56:13 EDT 2006
Syd Bauman <Syd_Bauman at Brown.edu> writes:
> [Comenius example at
>> I'm guessing that I can do this in SVG. So how do I revise the
>> example in this chapter to do that?
> Yes, the intent has always been to change those comments of vestigal
> extended pointer syntax into SVG. At the time, I did not know enough
> SVG to do that myself, although with some effort I could probably do
> it now.
The proposal from Dot and Conal propose to do this differently -- they
initially suggested mp(), but then discovered that this does not work
for bitmapped images and are now suggesting a home-baked syntax.
Well, hesitatingly, I admit that this is one of the cases where we
should propably recommend SVG -- although I seem to remember that METS
can do similar things, which might be more attractive for (digital) libraries
who are committed to METS anyway.
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