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

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Mar 9 04:13:45 EST 2010

re: repository of examples, I don't see that we need do anything
to let people use it. we have <xi:include> which can do the job fine,

> I'd be tempted to say that an ODD should maybe check simply that all the 
> elements in an example are present for the current schema, and if not 
> add a comment to the example indicating it might be out of date because 
> element <foo> is no longer included in the schema.  That seems like it 
> would be much more straightforward to program, doesn't remove the 
> example, but warns the user that it may be inaccurate.

that doesnt make me _very_ happy. "we've found a problem but we cant
fix it, so hey just have it anyway" seems unfriendly. but I agree, programmable.
Sebastian Rahtz      
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