[tei-council] should an ODD say which version of the TEI it applies to?
lou.burnard at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Nov 14 04:57:21 EST 2006
If you included the <TEI> element in your schema, which for the sake of
argument you must have for it to be conformant, then that came along
with a version attribute didn't it?
But I agree that including a schema along with the instance might be a
good move from an archival p.o.v.
Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> James raised an interesting question with me about an ODD spec. Should
> it/can it
> say which version of the TEI it applies to? He points out that given
> an ODD, you
> know which elements you dont have (cos you excluded them), but not
> which ones
> you *do* have (cos that depends on what one gathers from a module at
> compile time).
> This makes an ODD + instance document incomplete from an archival point
> of view.
> When we reach TEI 5.1, should an ODD be able to say "Get my stuff from
> TEI 5.0, please"?
> Can anyone propose a notation for how this could work?
> or should we say that preservation means ODD + generated schema?
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