[tei-council] units (was Re: genetic draft)

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 5 06:41:20 EDT 2011

On 05/09/11 07:50, Stuart A. Yeates wrote:
>Since we don't know anything about the viewing
> device when we're marking up the text, this seems to make '%'
> (percent) the only sane choice. Does that sound right?

sounds plausible, but for consistency, shouldnt they should be expressed 
in terms of the same co-ordinate system as the zones and surfaces? in 
which case there won't be any units.

> Except it can't be right, since the numbers patches in the Whitman XML
> add to more than a 100% and patches in the image are clearly not
> overlapping.

exactly. i think the intention is as i hypothesize above

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