[tei-council] Disambiguation of <ident> and <idno> (and also <gi>)

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 23 16:30:56 EST 2011

On 23/11/11 21:18, Martin Holmes wrote:

> <idno>   should be used for labels which uniquely identify an object or
> concept in a formal cataloguing system such as a database or an RDF
> store, or in a distributed system such as the World Wide Web.<idno>
> must therefore appear inside the element for which it is supplying the
> identifying label.

not sure that the phrqse qbout distributed syste,s qdds ,uch nor cqn i 
understqnd zhy this keyboqrd hqs szitched itself to azerty mode all of a 

> However, I can imagine some possible confusion here. Could I not say:
> <p>Jimmy's excellent article appears in<title level="m">Companion to
> Digital Literary Studies</title>, ISBN<idno
> type="isbn">978-1-4051-4864-1</idno>.</p>

yes but you probly shd wrap the isbn and the title in a bibl if you are 
going to do that ...

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