[tei-council] a chance in a million for a lucky Council member
daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Wed Feb 28 01:54:41 EST 2007
I wonder if this might not need more than just two people: there are a
number of issues here: information design, layout, output formats (HTML
+/or PDF), stylesheet design, etc., etc., etc.
It seems to me that this might profitably be seen as a group of people
working under a lead who take complete ownership of the problem and
deliver by the milestone.
There are other groups/deadlines coming. You can see them at the Trac
If Dot and James want to lead this that would be superb. But perhaps we
could put together a larger workgroup?
On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 16:47 -0500, Dot Porter wrote:
> Hi Council,
> James and I volunteer for this task. We feel that we'll be more
> effective working together than either of us would be separately (that
> and James still need to finish up an initial draft of Conformance).
> On 2/27/07, Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Who would like to step up to the plate
> > and pick one of the plum jobs from the list?
> > The task is nothing less than to design the
> > layout of the Guidelines. The first requirement
> > is to do the web version, then look at print
> > if it is going well.
> > The input is XHTML coming an XSLT
> > transform of P5; you can change that XSLT too,
> > but the first task is probably just to
> > take over the CSS and make better-looking pages.
> > Obviously whoever takes this on has to be prepared
> > to defend the results to a sceptical Council,
> > so a certain amount of hard-heartedness is required.
> > You also have to be prepared to work through
> > the nitty grit of what information is in an ODD
> > and how best to present it.
> > Only one caveat - the result cannot just be a lovely
> > HTML page, with an instruction saying "go make
> > it look like that". Finished product required.
> > Go on, someone on the Council wants this task.
> > Step forward and claim it!
> > --
> > Sebastian Rahtz
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