[tei-council] Support for P4: Draft announcement.

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Wed Sep 28 09:46:54 EDT 2011

Hi James, 
Very good presentation text, but do we need to be registered to the survey monkey thing to actually answer? 
Le 28 sept. 2011 à 12:21, James Cummings a écrit :

> Dear TEI Council,
> Below is my draft message to TEI-L re: phasing out support for 
> TEI P4. Any corrections appreciated by 3pm UK time.
> ====
> Dear TEI-L
> When the TEI Consortium released TEI P5 in November 2007 it 
> promised 5 years of ongoing support for TEI P4. Support for TEI 
> P4 will continue until November 2012.  As this is just over a 
> year away the TEI Technical Council thought it should gradually 
> phase out support for TEI P4 over this period. As a first step in 
> this direction it has been suggested that we de-emphasize TEI P4 
> on the website (e.g. by stopping search engines indexing it). 
> Before proceeding with this we want to gauge how many 
> ongoing/active projects there might be out there still using TEI 
> P4 and so have set up the following survey:
> http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2N95CY5
> This collects some information we will use to assess how much TEI 
> P4 is still being used and what steps we should take in phasing 
> out its support. It also collects some additional information 
> potentially of use to the TEI Technical Council. TEI P4 has, 
> since the publication of TEI P5, been considered deprecated and 
> since then we have encouraged use of TEI P5 by new projects. Even 
> if you have never used TEI P4, only TEI P5, we would appreciate 
> you filling in the survey so we can capture that (negative 
> results are indeed results in this case).
> Many thanks,
> -James
> -- 
> Dr James Cummings, InfoDev,
> Computing Services, University of Oxford
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Laurent Romary
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