[tei-council] invalid examples allowed in Guidelines?
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 11 10:39:52 EST 2011
On 11 Jan 2011, at 15:30, Lou Burnard wrote:
> . They are not meant to be complete documents in
> themselves, nor exemplary in any sense other than that of the point
> being illustrated.
agreed, they not are virtuous exemplars.
> Hence, I think this example is in the category of "deliberately
> invalid schematick" and I would wrap it in a CDATA marked section
Yes, this is a good example of a deliberately invalid schema tick,
but I worry a lot that the CDATA route is the slippery downhill one
which leads us back to the slough we have dragged ourselves from.
We really do want a check that <entry> is an allowed child of <div>,
and is not spolt <Entry> and is well-formed. The CDATA method
loses more than it gains.
I think we need some other notation to express your ticks, to let you say
"entries occur inside divs" and have that shown graphically to the reader.
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