[tei-council] Unused parts of TEI P5 source

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 2 11:13:47 EDT 2011

On 2 Nov 2011, at 15:04, Lou Burnard wrote:

> What a strange practice. Why not grep the file guidelines-en.xml ?
thats just the file names…

> Certainly we should keep them around. It can only be a matter of time 
> before someone starts demanding the return of one or other of them (I'm 
> looking at e.g. watermarks)

they are of course in the Vault. eg 

do I hear any votes for zapping from Sourceforge entirely? in these days
of distributed version control, the practice of keeping things around "just in case",
or commenting out references, is a bit unnecessary.

> The TEI.xxx.xml ones will be needed when we decide to forget this XML 
> nonsense and go back to good old SGML dtds of course.

I'm not so sure.  We do still generate DTDs, and I think we just bypassed
the need for these creatures.  Who knows, it was so long ago.

besides, the wench is dead. etc.

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