[tei-council] genetic draft -- big questions

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Mon Aug 22 01:32:31 EDT 2011

Hi council,
Given the tremendous progress made by Lou here, would it make sense to have a wrap-up Telco later this week on this? Like on Friday?

Le 21 août 2011 à 20:59, Lou Burnard a écrit :

> As promised, I have been keeping my nose to the grindstone and working 
> on the genetic draft this weekend. You can see the current state of the 
> document in ODD format in the svn repository (genetic/p5genetic.xml) 
> which is where I am for the moment editing it. For simplicity, I have 
> also put a snapshot of it in HTML format on the council's working area 
> at http://www.tei-c.org/Activities/Council/Working/tcw21.html
> though I don't guarantee to keep that quite so up to date.
> What I need now is some sort of indication from the Council about the 
> following BIG QUESTIONS.
> 1. Is this draft headed basically in the right direction? If not, what 
> are the essential things that must change in it?
> 2. Should we announce the existence of this draft (AS A DRAFT) to TEI-L 
> now, or do some more fiddling with it first?
> 3. The draft still uses the name "<facsimile>" for the element which 
> contains an document-level tramnscription along with or independent of a 
> collection of images. The workgroup specifically said that they didn't 
> like this name, and it is also confusing for those who are accustomed to 
> the current P5 meaning for <facsimile> . What name shall we use instead? 
> ("elephant" was what we said in Chicago, but I don't think that was a 
> serious suggestion).
> There are tons of things wrong with this draft as it currently stands, 
> and they won't get better without your help! I need better (clearer) 
> examples, I need confirmation that the prose makes sense, I need to be 
> quizzed about how the content models are supposed to work.
> I'll post a second message listing some of the other specific questions 
> that struck me as I was producing this draft in a while...
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Laurent Romary
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