[tei-council] invalid examples allowed in Guidelines?

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 11 10:47:34 EST 2011

On 11/01/11 15:39, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> 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.

well, maybe. I agree that it is a method that needs to be used very 
carefully certainly.

> 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.

I agree that we need some way of saying <!-- any valid content here -->

I don't agree that providing (but hiding) some specific valid content is 
the right answer. That seems just to dodge the issue.

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