[tei-council] FR nuncles: new element tei:objectType
mholmes at uvic.ca
Wed Jan 5 08:34:57 EST 2011
<objectType> seems the right element name to me; I agree with Lou that
where it may occur is a different question. If we're voting simply on
the element name, I go for <objectType>.
On 11-01-05 05:04 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> My gut feeling when people start using phrases like "my gut feeling" and
> "looks weird" is to deplore the disappearance of rational argument.
> The objection that "objectType" can be used out of meaningful contexts
> is not relevant to considerations of what its name should be: the same
> argument would apply whatever it was called.
> On 05/01/11 12:20, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> On 5 Jan 2011, at 12:09, Gabriel Bodard wrote:
>>> (a) for tei:object: GB, LR& SR think it looks nicer;
>>> (b) for tei:objectType: LB says it's ambiguous (should refer to object
>>> itself, not a type or class of object); SIG may want to use tei:object
>>> to denote something broader than this MS Desc context, and closer to the
>>> meaning Lou identifies.
>>> Personally, although I'm on side (a), I'm pretty convinced (as I believe
>>> were the rest of the nuncles) by argument (b).
>> yes, its a good argument. but objectType is so weird. it makes sense
>> when its a descent of<objectDesc> but it will start being used elsewhere, as
>> in " I can't get down off the<objectType>fence</objectType>" .
>> look at http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/html/ref-model.pPart.msdesc.html
>> and see where else it may occur. scary. in<catchwords>…..
>> my gut feeling is to go with<object>, but maybe we should vote on it.
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