[tei-council] FR nuncles: new element tei:objectType
lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 4 12:03:43 EST 2011
As already noted on the ticket, the trouble with "object" is that (to my
eyes at least) it is ambiguous between a specific object ("Excalibur")
and a class of objects ("ceremonial swords"), in a way that "material"
On 04/01/11 16:56, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
the name bothers me. In the example given:
> <support> <material>Parchment<material> <objectType>roll<objectType> with
> <material>silk</material> <objectType>ribbons<objectType>
> the<objectType> really looks weird to my eyes. I think, "why not<materialType>?"
> <form> might be better. but dict hijacked that.
> I'd stick with<object> meself.
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