[tei-council] P5 internal structure
laurent.romary at loria.fr
Tue Feb 27 09:57:06 EST 2007
Since I missed the preceding vote (vacances...), I anticipate on this
one and fully support Lou's proposal.
Le 27 févr. 07 à 15:34, Lou Burnard a écrit :
> Sebastian and I were actioned to determine what to do about the
> formatting problems in generating HTML from the newly vanilla-div
> structured P5 whilst in Lithuania.
> We discussed the following options:
> 0. Top level divs are numbered I to VIII; second level divs are
> numbered 1 to 39. what is currently the first chapter of part II
> (numbered 4) remains numbered 4.
> 1. Combine top and subsequent level divs: what is currently the
> first chapter of part II (numbered 4) becomes II.1
> 2. Forget about the part numbers: what is currently the first
> chapter of part II (numbered 4) remains numbered 4.
> 3. Special case the first chapter in each part so that it does
> something magical to produce an extra blank page, possibly with an
> extra heading or something.
> We observed that:
> (a) the current structure is in need of overhaul -- some of the
> chapters are very small and others very large; some closely related
> material (e.g. CH and WD) is widely separated; the distinction
> between "core" and "additional" tagsets is defunct.
> (b) the chapters that define modules should probably be separated
> from those which don't, both by numbering and form of title. Some
> of the current introductory material could move into the <front>;
> some of the current "technical material" could move into the <back>.
> We concluded:
> We will begin by adopting option 2 above. This is by far the
> simplest solution if we want to get out reasonable looking and
> accessible HTML in the near future. It also leaves room for us to
> group and regroup chapters without major upheaval.
> The downside is that those who have got accustomed to thinking of
> chapter CH as chapter 4 will have to get reprogrammed. But they
> have quite a lot of reprogramming to endure anyway.
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