[tei-council] invalid examples allowed in Guidelines?

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Tue Jan 11 10:54:25 EST 2011

I'm on the same line as Seb there, I would definitely avoid using  
CDATA secitons for examples at large. It prevents any kinds of further  
processing (not even with a stylesheet).

Le 11 janv. 11 à 16:39, Sebastian Rahtz a écrit :

> 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
>> accordingly.
> 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.
> --
> Sebastian Rahtz
> Information and Support Group Manager
> Oxford University Computing Services
> 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN. Phone +44 1865 283431
> Sólo le pido a Dios
> que el futuro no me sea indiferente
> _______________________________________________
> tei-council mailing list
> tei-council at lists.village.Virginia.EDU
> http://lists.village.Virginia.EDU/mailman/listinfo/tei-council

Laurent Romary
laurent.romary at inria.fr

More information about the tei-council mailing list