[tei-council] Glosses, glosses, everywhere, and what do you all think?
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 5 04:43:14 EDT 2007
Syd Bauman wrote:
> I was unable to close TRAC ticket 338 because the server was not
> responding in a timely fashion, if at all. The machine does respond
> to pings just fine, though.
sorry, it was stuck in a black hole for reasons I never
understand, out of memory and the like. kicked.
> We gave the ident= of <language> its name in order to parallel the
> ident= of <elementSpec>, <valItem>, etc. I don't wonder if a more
> semantically appropriate name would be better. RFC 3066 and its
> successor RFC 4646 call the thing they describe (which is the value
> of ident= of <language>) a "tag". Back when we were setting this up I
> thought that tag= was too confusing a name for an attribute. But now
> I'm not so sure. It seems better than ident=. Could use langTag= or
> languageIdentifier= or rfc4646= (ick), I suppose.
if any change, make it verbose, ie languageIdentifier.
its only used a few times in a document, so better if its
as self-explanatory as possble.
> Why doesn't <geo> have the military grid reference system as a value
> of datum=?
cos its a secret
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