[tei-council] genetic draft -- from Brett, pt. 3

Pierazzo, Elena elena.pierazzo at kcl.ac.uk
Wed Aug 31 07:49:37 EDT 2011

Sorry for my absence, I have been away a few days (yes, I know, I'm a lazy

The passage below makes me wonder: did we really agreed on the creation of
<block>? I don't seem to recollect it and one for myself I don't agree
that it is necessary. In the proposal we said we would use <zone> for this
cases as in the documentary view the transcription happens within
topographical things (sorry, can't think of a better word!) so we have
lines and zones: block seems a bit to content directed and if it is
otherwise topographically directed, then it is a zone... Or am I missing

On 30/08/2011 18:17, "Lou Burnard" <lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

>"Where, however, the lineation is
>not considered significant, large groups of tokens may be
>indicated using the <gi>block</gi> element. The
><gi>seg</gi> element described in section <ptr
>target="#SASE"/> may be used to indicate smaller sequences of tokens
>within <gi>zone</gi>, <gi>line</gi>, or <gi>block</gi> as appropriate. "

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