[tei-council] P5 use of rend in examples

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 11 18:12:35 EST 2011

On 11 Nov 2011, at 22:30, Stuart A. Yeates wrote:

>> <cards place="ontable">well, I admit I _do_ think we, the TEI, should recommend and support
>> a standard vocabulary for obvious uses of @rend, and that the words
>> we use should be drawn from CSS</cards>
> Certainly, so long as they're "obvious" in print, braille and
> text-to-voice in ways that don't privilege English over, say,
> Japanese, Māori and American Sign Language.

Sorry, you're going to have to unpack that for me. @rend describes
what we see in the original.  So we _know_ we will meet
bold, italic, small caps, etc, so I suggest we use values from
CSS to describe those. I really don't see how this relates
to the sign language users. 

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