[tei-council] idno, xml:lang, ref and att.pointing

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Fri Sep 16 02:11:28 EDT 2011

I agree with Kevin. I would rather think that you need to identify which elements in your document should bear a linguistic processing and which not. Typically you should certainly be able to rule out <idno>

Le 15 sept. 2011 à 22:04, Kevin Hawkins a écrit :

> On 9/15/2011 3:46 PM, Stuart A. Yeates wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 7:01 AM, Kevin Hawkins
>> <kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info>  wrote:
>>> I prefer Stuart's (I) and (II) over (III), which seems needlessly obtuse
>>> to me.
>> Unfortunately, since a  update 2006 of ISO 639-2 (see
>> http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/code_changes.php ), use of
>> xml:lang="zxx" to mark non-linguistic data has been standardised. I'll
>> not comment on the obtuseness or otherwise of ISO 639-2.
> Right, I didn't doubt that Stuart would do this in a standard way.  What 
> I'm saying is that asking users of the TEI to declare the 
> "linguistic-ness" of an identifier is bizarre to me.
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