[tei-council] should an ODD say which version of the TEI it applies to?

Lou 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?

More information about the tei-council mailing list