[tei-council] Fwd: Re: Notes on chapter 11 (part one)

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 10 08:11:20 EST 2011

On 10 Nov 2011, at 12:52, Lou Burnard wrote:

>> it is not bogus to use the same discipline as we suggest to others….
>> _if_ the examples were drawn from real-life encoding projects,
>> and referenced as such, I might agree with you. But they're almost
>> universally not, they are concocted by the TEI writers and editors
> So you don't consider the TEI to be a real life encoding project?
yes, precisely. it is its own single project. and so it should follow its own guidelines, ie be consistent

> Hands up everyone who understands why Sebastian underlines "per se" and 
> what indeed it means!

I was hoping you'd pick up on that one…..

> Anyway, cheap jokes apart, I am quite willing to do a sweep through the 
> @rend attribute values used in the Guidelines to make them a bit more 
> consistent and explain why they vary when they do. 

thats the key, innit.  if its explained whats happening, we simple
folk will understand it
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