[tei-council] a proposal for a change to ODD (copy of ticket I just put in SF)

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Mar 8 18:06:36 EST 2010

Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 8 Mar 2010, at 22:56, James Cummings wrote:
>> documentation.  I believe when I stated my reasons for thinking this  
>> was
>> a good idea, it was indeed my honourable colleagues in Oxford who
>> disagreed most vehemently with this suggestion.
> I think, from memory, that we disagreed with the practicality of
> it for real-world work on the whole Guidelines. The theory is fine.

Precisely. The present conversation is about a customisation of the TEI, 
not the whole of the Guidelines.

Then there's also the question of foreign language examples (cf recent 
email from our man in Nancy)
>> ....This
>> would result in the transformation for documentation just not  
>> including
>> any examples which did not validate against the current schema.
> doable, similar to what I just suggested.  It's a big stick, though.

a big stick to squash a fairly small insect, I'd say

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