[tei-council] schemaSpec at source for non-TEI ODDs (was Re: @source and @version for versioning an ODD)

Kevin Hawkins kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Sun Nov 13 16:29:37 EST 2011

This is now a bug report:


On 11/6/2011 10:52 PM, Laurent Romary wrote:
> We then need perhaps eradicate any reference to proprietary references (comprising tei:2.1.7) and focus our reader on using full blown URLs
> See you soon,
> Laurent
> Le 6 nov. 2011 à 23:06, Lou Burnard a écrit :
>> On 06/11/11 14:29, Laurent Romary wrote:
>>>> --
>>> That's exactly what I meant. The point is just that @source is unspecified to give guidance as to how to refer to a non TEI background.
>> not quite.
>> "The value specified for the source attribute, when it is supplied as a
>> URL, specifies any convenient location from which the relevant ODD files
>> may be obtained. For the current release of the TEI Guidelines, a URL in
>> the form http://www.tei-c.org/Vault/P5/x.y.z/xml/tei/odd/p5subset.xml
>> may be used, where x.y.z represents the version number, e.g. 1.3.0.
>> Alternatively, if the ODD files are locally installed, it may be more
>> convenient to supply a value such as ../ODDs/p5subset.xml".
>> The value for the source attribute may any form of URI. A set of
>> TEI-conformant specifications in a form directly usable by an ODD
>> processor must be available at the location indicated. When no source
>> value is supplied, an ODD processor may either raise an error or assume
>> that the location of the current release of the TEI Guidelines is intended."

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