[tei-council] TEI Workgroups
kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Thu Apr 21 09:16:15 EDT 2011
Thanks, Brett. There was one more typo, which David Sewell caught
earlier and reported offline.
I'm with Martin Holmes on split infinitives.
Here's the final version for David to put at
On 4/19/2011 8:40 PM, Martin Holmes wrote:
> On 11-04-19 04:25 PM, Lou Burnard wrote:
>> no one objects to the split imfinitive in the first sentence?
> I don't think anyone cares about split infinitives any more. And the
> ugliness of the workarounds makes them worse than the split:
> "The main purpose of a TEI Workgroup is formally to recommend extensions
> or modifications to the TEI Guidelines. "
>> to my simple mind the difference between a work group and a sig is
>> that the former has an explicit objective, described in a written
>> charter, which it is supposed to do, and then disband.
>> a sig otoh exists as long as it wants tp go on finding things to talk
> Agreed on that.
>> from the pad
>> On 19 Apr 2011, at 22:32, "Brett
>> Barney"<bbarney2 at unlnotes.unl.edu<mailto:bbarney2 at unlnotes.unl.edu>>
>> Kevin and all,
>> I noticed a couple of what I took to be typos, one inherited from the
>> existing page and one in the new prose:
>> 1) "Workgroups are not the only mechanism for proposing extensions of
>> modifications to the Guidelines" should read "Workgroups are not the
>> only mechanism for proposing extensions or modifications to the
>> 2) "The following workgroups are currently under active under the
>> aegis . . . " should read "The following workgroups are currently
>> active under the aegis . . ."
>> The attached file incorporates these changes, under the questionable
>> assumption that I've interpreted aright.
>> Best regards, Brett
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