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

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Wed Aug 31 08:10:41 EDT 2011

It's true that you don't *need* <block> if you are happy to use <zone> 
for every chunk of writing identified , but since <zone> requires you to 
supply co-ordinate information, it seems desirable to allow for some 
simpler chunking mechanism within <zone>s.  But it can certainly be 

On 31/08/11 12:49, Pierazzo, Elena wrote:
> Sorry for my absence, I have been away a few days (yes, I know, I'm a lazy
> bastard...).
> 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
> something?
> Elena
> 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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