[tei-council] links into images

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Oct 10 04:27:57 EDT 2006

Is anyone going to answer my question?

Here it is again: How do I do that in SVG (or anything else they'd care 
to recommend)

I'd like to edit the text of this chapter to demonstrate how this 
example works in whatever or whatevers. I don't like leaving an example 
which recommends something we know is broken.

Christian Wittern wrote:
> Syd Bauman <Syd_Bauman at Brown.edu> writes:
>> [Comenius example at
>> http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/html/SA.html#SACSXA.] 
>>> 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.
> best, chw

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