[tei-council] <licence>

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Sat Aug 20 13:04:35 EDT 2011

[opening this discussion up to rest of council]

But this is just one example. Do we definitely not envisage anyone 
wanting to use this element to wrap round a bunch of text actually 
defining a licence rather than citing one?

Only asking!

On 20/08/11 18:01, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 20 Aug 2011, at 17:47, Lou Burnard wrote:
>> As there hasn't been any past practice, this is not helpful. What we
>> need to decide is whether we think<licence>  is a special kind of<p>  or
>> whether it's something you'd expect to find inside a<p>. If the former,
>> then the method Sebastian proposes is fine (at the expense of requiring
>> us to define another model class as well). If the latter, we could
>> probably add<licence>  to one of the existing phrase level classes.
> the past practice I am thinking of is the choice in some parts of the header between
> _either_ structured data _or_ a set of<p>s. I was thinking of<licence>  as "a special kind
> of<p>" in your parlance.
>> I think I was hesitating between the two, which is why I wanted
>> clarification as to what sort of content people would expect to see
>> inside a<licence>.
> I think Martin's example
>       <licence target="http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-NZETC-Help.html#licensing">
>          Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand Licence
>        </licence>
> actually makes it a special form of<ref>.
> so arguably we add<licence>  to model.ptrLike, and change MH's example to have
> wrapper<p>, and we're done
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