[tei-council] FR nuncles: new element tei:objectType

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 4 12:11:06 EST 2011

On 4 Jan 2011, at 17:03, Lou Burnard wrote:

> 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" 
> generally isn't.

true, I can see why the Type was added. But it still jars the eye, considerably.

<form> would be analogous to <material>. Excalibur is made of metal
in the form of a sword.

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