[tei-council] Hyphenation discussion

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 21 05:55:34 EST 2011

On 21 Jan 2011, at 10:34, Lou Burnard wrote:

> <lb/> already has a specialised attribute @ed which means  "this is the 
> edition in which this linebreak occurs here". If it didn't I can imagine 
> having exactly the same discussion about that.
thats not the same thing, tho

> That said, I cannot see why this is a recipe for confusion. Surely it is 
> the reverse: we are specifying a particular additional property for this 
> element -- that it does or doesnt interrupt words despite appearances to 
> the contrary  --  instead of relying on the very generic @type mechanism 
> which just allows us to say "theres some property or other I want to 
> specify".
ok, so we should take @type away if we replace it with a specialism

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