[tei-council] soft hyphens (again)
dot.porter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 12:43:14 EDT 2010
Kevin, if you look at the entries for both <gap/> and <space/> in the
elements index you'll see that both of these may contain certainty etc.
If your schema isn't letting you act on this there may be a bug in the
system, or perhaps your schema doesn't include the certainty module.
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Kevin Hawkins <
kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info> wrote:
> On 6/21/2010 9:50 AM, Gabriel Bodard wrote:
> > On 20/06/2010 22:09, Kevin Hawkins wrote:
> >>> (<certainty> element inside<lb> anyone?--to resurrect a TEI-L query
> >>> that seems to have been met with deafening indifference...)
> >> Which TEI-L query is this?
> >> <lb/> is an empty element, so we can't put certainty inside it without
> >> changing its content model (and that of<cb/> and<pb/>.
> > Yes, that's exactly my point. So-called empty elements such as<gap/>
> > and<space/> can now contain the certainty family, and it's very
> > valuable (especially in [semi-]automated editing environments) to be
> > able to attach certainty to a specific element like this by position,
> > without having to worry about generated as @xml:id. By the same token,
> > it might make sense to use certainty inside the milestoneLike elements
> > to indicate specifically things like
> > type="weDontKnowIfThisIsAWordBreakOrNot".
> I'm afraid I still don't understand. Are these elements no longer empty
> elements? They still appear that way even in Sebastian's test release.
> When did this change happen?
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Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)
Digital Medievalist, Digital Librarian
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