[tei-council] date-stamping <desc>

Christian Wittern wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Wed Oct 11 04:26:07 EDT 2006

James Cummings <James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> Isn't it always going to be the case that the @version on the desc
> with xml:lang='en' will be the base text being translated?  A question
> then is whether all original versions for which there are translated
> equivalents should be present?  I.e. if I have a translation that
> points to version="5" and another that points to version="3" should
> both 3 and 5 versions of the original text still be recorded in the
> file?  What happens when I want to see what my version 3 translation
> is in the original?

This is what version control is for, so you could ask svn to give it
to you.  For this to work, there needs to be a way to find out what
svn version this is in, which could be in the commit message.  We will
need to have a good policy on commit messages then.

best, Christian


 Christian Wittern 
 Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
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