[tei-council] Hyphenation discussion

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Mon Jan 24 07:57:14 EST 2011

I'm also on d)

Le 23 janv. 11 à 18:49, James Cummings a écrit :

> I think I agree with Elena here, and vote d.
> I'd prefer to leave @type available for saying what 'type' of line
> break, column break, etc. separate from whether this is in a word or
> should be rendered without a break,etc.  This is not only because I
> suspect that it will prove useful in use-cases I've not sat down and
> thought about, but they seem like (very) slightly different things.   
> The
> indication of what type of breaking this is providing with respects to
> whether it is in a word or not has always struck me as a hair-breadth
> different from what type of breaking it is in some general sense.  
> Hence
> I think using @type for this in the first place might have been  
> slightly
> wrong.
> So I'd vote for keeping @type with the semantics it has elsewhere of
> classifying the element itself by some form of typology and have
> @breaking (or whatever, I've no better suggestions) to indicate what
> this line/column/page breaking means with respect to its surroundings.
> James
> On 23/01/11 17:15, Elena Pierazzo wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I prefer (d): I would rather keep @type which might be useful in  
>> all sort of wonderful cases but strongly recommend one need to use  
>> the new attribute.
>> E
>> On 23 Jan 2011, at 16:04, Lou Burnard wrote:
>>> d) leave @type alone, add new @breaking attribute, add a comment  
>>> that
>>> you shouldn't use @type to do the job of @breaking (or indeed of  
>>> @ed)
> -- 
> Dr James Cummings, Research Technology Service
> Oxford University Computing Services
> University of Oxford
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