[tei-council] is TEI Lite defined by inclusion or exception?

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Mon Mar 28 04:01:45 EDT 2011


Agree, and thought of the discussion point in Chicago as a strategic point, not a technical one (in the sense of going through all elements there), of course.

Someone from the council may think of leading the game. Any volunteer?

Le 27 mars 2011 à 17:49, Kevin Hawkins a écrit :

> I agree that Lite should be expressed by what is *in* in it, not by what 
> it excludes.  And I agree with Lou and Laurent on reviewing additions 
> that might have accidentally been included since it was last 
> intentionally revised.
> 
> I think we need to appoint someone to comb through it looking for any 
> changes and consider those on a SF ticket (to get community input) 
> rather than having an open-ended unstructured discussion in Chicago.  I 
> think community input here is especially important, as with removing 
> elements from Tite, because people have adopted Lite for projects "as 
> is" and might expect an element or two to remain in it.
> 
> --Kevin
> 
> On 3/27/2011 4:35 AM, Laurent Romary wrote:
>> Shall we put this as an item on the f2F agenda?
>> 
>> Le 26 mars 2011 à 21:20, Laurent Romary a écrit :
>> 
>>> Clearly Lite a fixed beast and should rely on an inclusion spec. Maybe a good opportunity to think over what we really want to have in there.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Le 26 mars 2011 à 19:55, Lou Burnard a écrit :
>>> 
>>>> My vote is with James, more or less, except that I think we might want
>>>> to argue about what "currently" means.
>>>> 
>>>> My view is that TEI Lite is a historical artefact, dating from c.
>>>> 2006-2007, i.e. release 0.5 of P5. Any elements added to P5 after that
>>>> date, if present, are there (probably) by accident.
>>>> 
>>>> (I suppose you could argue for making the baseline be release 1.0 though)
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 26/03/11 18:33, James Cummings wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> My vote would be for it only to include what it currently includes. Things should only be consciously added to it rather than them getting it as a side effect.
>>>>> 
>>>>> -James
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> James Cummings, InfoDev, OUCS, University of Oxford (from phone)
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Sebastian Rahtz [sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk]
>>>>> Received: Saturday, 26 Mar 2011, 14:29
>>>>> To: TEI Council [tei-council at lists.village.Virginia.EDU]
>>>>> Subject: [tei-council] is TEI Lite defined by inclusion or exception?
>>>>> 
>>>>> It's clear that TEI Tite  should be expressed in terms of what _is_ in it, not by what is _not_.
>>>>> 
>>>>> How about Lite? when a new element is added to P5, should it appear in Lite?
>>>>> 
>>>>> The hot money is on Lite being an _inclusion_ ODD, but seems worth seeing whether anyone
>>>>> feels strongly the other way.
>>>>> --
>>>>> Sebastian Rahtz
>>>>> Head of Information and Support Group, 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
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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