[tei-council] Mime types and "Mandatory when applicable"?
mholmes at uvic.ca
Sat Aug 27 16:29:46 EDT 2011
On 11-08-27 03:07 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> Section #ABNOT in P4 does contain a definition. But the whole of that
> section was rewritten for P5, and all of the "notational conventions"
> were removed.
This is that definition:
mandatory when applicable
required under the appropriate conditions; may be omitted if not
It still means ****-all to me, quite honestly. Could you explain how
that would apply to the situation I specified:
> <ref target="blah.xml"/>
> it's clear that @mimeType is "applicable" -- you could use it:
> <ref target="blah.xml" mimeType="application/xml" />
> but surely we're not insisting that people use it for all links like
> this? So does this mean that "mandatory if applicable" is not the case
> for <ptr> and <ref>, and if so, do we need to change the definition of
> Also, I wonder what mime type could/should be applied to fragment targets:
> Any ideas?
> On 26/08/11 21:31, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> On 26 Aug 2011, at 16:21, Martin Holmes wrote:
>>> it's defined as "mandatory
>>> when applicable". I realize that although I've seen this many times, I
>>> have no idea what it means.
>> I don't think mwa means _anything_ . I am sure Lou can tell us
>> what it tried to mean 20 years ago, but I see no meaningful use of it now.
>> There are about 35 uses of it. Lets purge them...
>> Sebastian Rahtz
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