[tei-council] Lists of Council Members

Julianne Nyhan julianne.nyhan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 12:24:33 EST 2010


James, I think this is a good idea. Not only is it important in terms of
but also from the perspective of those who want
to study the history of TEI as part of e.g. a history of Digital Humanities.


I think this is important to do not only in terms of acknowledging the
efforts of those who have
given their time to TEI but also for historians, sociologists etc who want
to w

On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 6:15 PM, James Cummings <James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
> wrote:

> The other day while examining Sebastian's PDF of the Guidelines for
> flaws I noticed the acknowledgement section. In it there is a list of
> council members who elected and active during the years that TEI P5
> version 1.0 was created. See:
> http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/FM1.html
> This got me thinking about all those Council members who have
> contributed sometimes significantly to the Guidelines since their
> initial P5 publication, and that the donation of their time to the TEI
> isn't recorded in the Guidelines per se.  There is a list of currently
> serving members at http://www.tei-c.org/Activities/Council/ but that as
> well only lists currently elected members.
> What I was going to suggest is that:
> a) there should be a publicly accessible, simple alphabetic list of who
> has been on Council (optionally board as well), and their associated
> dates, which is updated each year.
> b) that the Guidelines (at the bottom of the list of Council members)
> give a link to this with a note to the effect that ongoing maintenance
> has been undertaken by the TEI Council.
> And no, in case you're interested, I'm already in the list in the
> Guidelines so this isn't some way to try and shoehorn my name in, just a
> recognition that there are some who I know have worked hard on the
> Guidelines since then who aren't in that list.
> Food for thought,
> -James
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