[tei-council] Another issue with @pattern
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 10 11:30:14 EDT 2009
Gabriel Bodard wrote:
> . We're only ever going to
> use "low", though, so although as you say certainty without degree
> doesn't actually say anything, we would like to assume that <certainty>
> always in fact means uncertainty.
well, there you go. omit @degree, and the interpretation
is "we're not sure 'bout this"
> Another option might be to make the datatype of @degree enumerated
> rather than constrained to a numerical value. That way projects could
> choose between (low|medium|high) and (0<x<1), or whatever.
that would be a backward incompatible change, which
does not seem justified
we _could_ have a datatype which said "0-9" OR "hi|medium|lo"
but that makes me queasy.
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