[tei-council] genetic draft -- from Brett, pt. 2

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 25 11:27:22 EDT 2011

On 25/08/11 16:24, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 25 Aug 2011, at 16:21, Pierazzo, Elena wrote:
>> I meant you can do transcription within<text>, the use of<elephant>  is
>> not mandatory if you are transcribing a manuscript, so I will find
>> <transcript>  confusing and suggesting that we enforce<elephant>  for this
>> purpose.
> I don't see how the name of<elephant>  makes any difference then.
> a) people will abuse whatever you call it, and b) you can't "enforce"
> the use of<elephant>  for transcription.

I tend to agree with Sebastian here, though I see Elena's point. We do 
explicitly say you can do "transcription" either within an elephant, or 
within a text.

So I think Elena's point is that calling the elephant "transcript" seems 
to prejudge the issue.

Anyone for <physDoc> ?

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