[tei-council] TEI for publishing: archival or interchange format? (was Re: What's next on the TEI publishing thread)

O'Donnell, Dan daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Wed Sep 1 18:15:42 EDT 2010

And this is why I (and everybody else) love you all so deeply ;)

Seriously, I was thinking of exactly this (and of course your 
earlier--and on-going--work on stylesheets and other deliverables). It 
is this that allows us to make these claims.

On 10-09-01 04:13 PM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 1 Sep 2010, at 20:01, O'Donnell, Dan wrote:
>> I suspect the answer is to make developing some transformation tools to
>> and from major alternative XMLs a key deliverable of the larger effort
>> (i.e. something we could participate in making?),
> This is just the market the OxGarage is in (http://oxgarage.oucs.ox.ac.uk:8080/ege-webclient),
> of course.  Such conversions are easy to plugin; somewhat harder
> to make foolproof :-{ If you look at our Docbook to TEI, you may see that
> making this cover any or all Docbook docs will take some work. As for
> TEI to Docbook, thats potentially impossible.
> --
> Sebastian Rahtz
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Daniel Paul O'Donnell
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University of Lethbridge

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