[tei-council] [Fwd: SV: [Fwd: Anyone for roles?]]

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at loria.fr
Wed Jan 14 09:14:44 EST 2009

Indeed. it clarifies the case; I like 'capacity'

Le 14 janv. 09 à 15:09, Lou Burnard a écrit :

> I took the liberty of copying my earlier message on this topic to an
> ex-council member who I know to have views on this issue. His  
> comment is
> as follows
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: SV: [Fwd: [tei-council] Anyone for roles?]
> Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 15:06:36 +0100
> From: Matthew James Driscoll <mjd at hum.ku.dk>
> To: Lou Burnard <lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk>
> References: <496DE28E.6040307 at oucs.ox.ac.uk>
> Did you mean to send this to me, give that I'm no longer on the  
> council?
> Even if you didn't, I do have an opinion, one I think you know,  
> which is
> that we need in context to be able to indicate that X is named here in
> his function as Y rather than Z. Whether we call it @role is another
> matter. I have always recognised the validity of the argument that  
> says
> that the role of a name is to name things. Which is why I once upon a
> time suggested @persRole as the name of the attribute (which obviously
> wouldn't work for org etc.). Some other name perhaps: bit, business,
> capacity, function, guise, job, office, part, piece, position, post,
> posture, stint, task? Capacity's rather good, isn't it?
> <name capacity="voice_of_reason">Matthew</name>
> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra: Lou Burnard [mailto:lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk]
> Sendt: 14. januar 2009 14:03
> Til: Matthew James Driscoll
> Emne: [Fwd: [tei-council] Anyone for roles?]
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