[tei-council] TEI Conformance

Daniel O'Donnell daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Mon Nov 27 23:02:56 EST 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 10:11 +0900, Christian Wittern wrote:
> As it happens, I am entirely with Syd here.  It seems to ask enough if
> we simply require that the three letters TEI (any case) appear
> anywhere in the namespace URI in a way that sets them off (that is to
> say not part of a word or other expression).

So we could require (for conformant status) that the TEI extension
namespace be distinguished from other namespaces in use by the project
using TEI. And then give examples.


> Syd Bauman <Syd_Bauman at Brown.edu> writes:
> > [This is pretty much only a reply to post-11-21 discussion.]
> >
> > * I think having extensions in a separate namespace is probably a
> >   good idea, but it is a major change that will require a lot of
> >   work. (Think "teaching materials" :-)
> Which should not stop as from doing this *now*.
> >
> > * I think dictating a single extensions namespace is a very bad idea.
> >
> > * I think making a requirement to use a particular naming convention
> >   for the extension namespace is a bit tricky. 
Daniel Paul O'Donnell, PhD
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Director, Digital Medievalist Project http://www.digitalmedievalist.org/
Chair, Text Encoding Initiative http://www.tei-c.org/

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