[tei-council] minutes/release deadline

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Fri Nov 11 23:59:14 EST 2011

Hi Lou,

On 11-11-11 11:16 PM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> Up until very recently, minutes of all TEI meetings have always been
> encoded in a simple subset of TEI lite.

Where is this schema?

> The UVA site renders them
> dynamically, but if you want to see the source you can do so very
> simply.

I just noticed there's an XML View link at the bottom of the page -- 
didn't know that was there. However, the XML shows no link to the schema.

> I think David states the advantages of doing so rather well. Drafting
> them on the wiki is fine if you want to facilitate group editing, but
> minutes are a matter of record which should be fixed at some point.

As soon as everybody is done editing, then, I'll start encoding them. 
The process for doing this should be made explicit somewhere, though, 
and the schema should be available.


> On 11-11-11 07:56 PM, James Cummings wrote:
>> On 11/11/11 14:46, David Sewell wrote:
>>> Council minutes have in the past always been posted to
>>> http://www.tei-c.org/Activities/Council/Meetings/index.xml. In
>>> principle there's no reason additions to that list could not
>>> point to a page on the TEI wiki instead of to a static XML file.
>>> But that would be establishing a significantly new precedent.
>> I don't believe there is any intention to do so, I believe MartinH
>> was planning to TEI'ify them after Council input on the draft on
>> the wiki.  (Martin, correct me if I'm wrong.)
> I really had no idea what I was supposed to do, and nobody mentioned
> any particular requirements, so I just did the best I could, and put
> them on the wiki because that's where I'd seen the minutes for the
> last meeting, which was the first one I attended. If I'd known they
> were supposed to end up in TEI, I would have done them all that way
> in the first place, but I had no idea. I did the last day in TEI, but
> that's now out of date because we've edited the wiki version.
> I think the Council should take a formal decision on how the minutes
> should be taken, how they should then be collaboratively edited, and
> how they should be published. Then the next volunteer will have a
> clearer idea of what's expected of them, and won't inadvertently let
> themselves in for unnecessary markup work, as I seem to have done.
> Apologies if this is already clear and spelled out somewhere in the
> instructions for Council members; if it is, I've never seen it, or
> don't remember seeing it.
> Cheers, Martin _______________________________________________
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