[tei-council] Anyone for roles?

David Sewell dsewell at virginia.edu
Thu Jan 15 21:57:47 EST 2009

I haven't had a lot of occasion to use elements in att.naming, but it 
seems to me that for the majority of them (cf. 
a @role attribute is at best unnecessary and at worst confusing. I would 
vote "orthodox" on that account.

On Wed, 14 Jan 2009, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> Lou Burnard wrote:
>> so should i chalk down your vote on the side of the orthodox?
> If I had to choose now, yes. counter-proposals
> might include a new attribute persRole, and
> allowing <person> inline for this purpose.

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