[tei-council] constraint again
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 21 05:40:13 EDT 2009
Peter Boot wrote:
> I don't really like the use of <content> here. I know that a content
> model, in the abstract, is just another constraint, but the word has
> an intuitively very clear meaning which is (was): this is about the
> content of an element. To reuse it here in the sense of the content
> vs. the description of a constraint to me is confusing.
<elementSpec><desc>...</desc><content>...</content></elementSpec>, I guess.
> Couldn't we have e.g. 'rule':
yes, but a) it would confuse Schematron folks, who already use <rule>;
and b) its a shame
to add a new *if* it really is the same as <content>
> Would we then need or want to group the groups? I thought we also
> wanted to be able to use groups for logical grouping of constraints.
> If we want alternatives, why not use choice? Or altConstraint?
> Something that is a little bit more explicit about the intended
I'm still brooding
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