[tei-council] Unused parts of TEI P5 source

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Wed Nov 2 11:16:45 EDT 2011

I would follow Sebastian here. if they are in the vault, we should rather have "clean" ongoing versions.

Le 2 nov. 2011 à 16:13, Sebastian Rahtz a écrit :

> 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 
> http://www.tei-c.org/Vault/P5/1.9.0/xml/tei/odd/Source/Specs/tr.xml
> 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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