[tei-council] Re: q 'n quote

James Cummings James.Cummings at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed Nov 15 15:43:56 EST 2006

Lou wrote:
> I anticipate a similar discussion when we get to talking about whether 
> or not <pb> means "page begin" or "page boundary" or "page break",  by 
> the way!

My answer would be that it means page break, because that is what the guidelines 
say. ;-)  http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/html/ref-pb.html  says:

"(page break) marks the boundary between one page of a text and the next in a 
standard reference system."

To me that means that pb means page break, and that a page break element marks a 
boundary between on page of a text and the next.   The lb and cb elements are 
defined in exactly the same way, as line break and column break.

Whether that boundary starts before or after the page/line/column is a different 


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