[tei-council] datatype of @n in att.global
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 29 06:32:45 EDT 2007
Lou Burnard wrote:
> One school of thought is to ask why this text uses such a strange
> numbering system and encode the purposes behind it. What does "4 (3)"
> mean? If it means "the third subsection of part 4", then we would
> regard this as a formatting issue. You shouldn't encode it at all: the
> stylesheet is expected to generate it.
that's ducking the issue. if the stylesheet always generates it, what is
@n for at all?
it's traditionally been used to record the number, no? you mean @n should
the Guidelines have a helpful example of @n:
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