[tei-council] app-tei-xml again

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at loria.fr
Tue Mar 16 07:03:59 EDT 2010

Very good.
May I ask my colleagues from the council to have a quick look and  
validate if you feel like this is OK?

Le 16 mars 10 à 11:33, Sigfrid Lundberg a écrit :

> Thank Brett,
> Here is a new version with, I hope, no visible dependencies of the  
> old docbook RFC
> Cheers
> Sigfrid
> ________________________________________
> Fra: Sigfrid Lundberg
> Sendt: 16. marts 2010 11:06
> Til: Laurent Romary; Brett Zamir
> Cc: TEI Council; Christian S. Vandel
> Emne: SV: [tei-council] [TEI-L] application/tei+xml
> Please find attached an early draft to an Internet draft. You can  
> format it as traditional rfc*.txt or to HTML at http://xml.resource.org/
> I don't know who should be on the list as authors and so forth. I  
> hadn't realised that IETF had such a wonderful infrastructure for  
> writing RFC's and internet drafts
> The goal is a line here http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/application/
> I suppose we need to fill in the form:on http://www.iana.org/cgi-bin/mediatypes.pl 
>  and the draft should be submitted to the IETF
> Yours
> Sigfrid
> ________________________________________
> Fra: Laurent Romary [laurent.romary at loria.fr]
> Sendt: 11. marts 2010 19:40
> Til: Brett Zamir
> Cc: Sigfrid Lundberg; TEI Council
> Emne: Re: [tei-council] [TEI-L] application/tei+xml
> At least stay in the loop with Sigfrid. I let you two do your best to
> move this foward.
> Thanks in advance,
> Laurent
> Le 11 mars 10 à 18:56, Brett Zamir a écrit :
>> Hello Laurent,
>> I'd be happy to try to spell out the use case with which I am best
>> familiar, but I'm quite swamped at the moment to do much else
>> (looking for work actually).
>> best wishes,
>> Brett
>> On 3/11/2010 3:19 PM, Laurent Romary wrote:
>>> Dear Sigfrid and Brett,
>>> Following a message from Brett on the TEI-L, I would like to ask
>>> you if you could give a hand in implementing the already made
>>> decision from the council (Cf. http://lists.village.virginia.edu/pipermail/tei-council/2009/011465.html)
>>> to proceed with an  application/tei+XML MIME type. One would have
>>> to fill out a IANA application, and I could well be the formal
>>> submitter as council chair.
>>> Would you have some time to dedicate to this?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Laurent
>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:36:51 +0800
>>>> From: Brett Zamir <brettz9 at YAHOO.COM>
>>>> To: TEI-L at listserv.brown.edu
>>>> Subject: [TEI-L] application/tei+xml redux
>>>> To resurrect an old (and I know, already settled) question, I
>>>> think I may have found a good use for
>>>> application/tei+xml after all.
>>>> I am currently working on proposing/developing a modification of
>>>> METS which can be used not only to download
>>>> a set of TEI files in the browser and with stylesheets (as well as
>>>> XQuery like mentioned in my other recent
>>>> post, etc.), but also potentially supply XSLT files without TEI or
>>>> XML, such as TEI's own stylesheets, and
>>>> allow them to register themselves as content handlers for
>>>> application/tei+xml content encountered on the web
>>>> and/or as namespace handlers which could operate within any
>>>> documents containing the TEI namespace (such as
>>>> embedded within XHTML).
>>>> This might even operate at an individual tag level (e.g., to
>>>> replace native XHTML buttons with one's own
>>>> HTML5 "canvas"-drawn element or, in the case of TEI, to override
>>>> the default styling provided by Sebastian's
>>>> stylesheets for certain tags).
>>>> Thus, TEI files in the browser could be shown (by default) in one
>>>> standard format across web pages, at least
>>>> if they were not pre-styled by the author, with the major bonus of
>>>> the user not needing to re-download the
>>>> same standard stylesheets, especially when visiting a new TEI-
>>>> hosting site, after they had obtained the
>>>> stylesheets just once from any page as long as it registered
>>>> itself as a TEI content handler (though since
>>>> multiple content handlers could be registered, TEI's own
>>>> stylesheets would not need to be the only choice
>>>> out there when viewing TEI and users could switch between handlers
>>>> for specific pages). The overhead of
>>>> client-side XSL would be obviated greatly by not having to
>>>> transfer the often large stylesheet files across
>>>> the web upon each new site visit; the only extra overhead compared
>>>> to regular XHTML would be the internal
>>>> conversion made by the browser (which is very little in comparison
>>>> to network transmission).
>>>> The manifest file within the file package containing the
>>>> stylesheets could also indicate an update URL which
>>>> could be checked for new updates to the stylesheets.
>>>> I think this could remove the primary barrier to serving TEI
>>>> directly on the web and having it be directly
>>>> viewed without long delays.
>>>> Besides TEI, other experimental or alternative formats like
>>>> Markdown, ODF, localized XHTML (e.g.,
>>>> http://bahai-library.com/zamir/chintest9.xml  ) could become
>>>> possible and practical if applied in other
>>>> browsers and by default.
>>>> What do people think of this?
>>>> Brett
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> <app-tei-xml.tar.gz>

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