[tei-council] <notatedMusic> changes required

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Thu Jul 7 13:32:50 EDT 2011

On 11-07-07 09:31 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 7 Jul 2011, at 16:15, Martin Holmes wrote:
>> So why is a<ptr>  inside<notatedMusic>  different from a pointer
>> anywhere else?
> because the processing expectation by the man in the street is different.
> the<ptr>s in
> <notatedMusic>
>     <ptr target="foo.xml">
> </notatedMusic>
> and
> 	<p>See the BBC news (<ptr target="http://www.bbc.co.uk/'/>)</p>
> are just entirely different beasts.

Why? For all you know, foo.xml is an XML file with a PI pointing to an 
XSLT stylesheet that renders itself into a nice SVG rendition of notated 

> _Theoretically_ you are correct that the processing agent can
> decide what to do, but surely all common sense says that
> a processing agent should not have to keep special rules for
> <ptr>  to behave differently inside music? Raffaele definitely
> expects us to render the two<ptr>  above differently.

How does he expect them to be rendered, though? Raffaele, could you tell 
us what you intend by the <ptr>?

Martin Holmes
University of Victoria Humanities Computing and Media Centre
(mholmes at uvic.ca)

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