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

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Wed Nov 23 17:07:33 EST 2011

On 11-11-23 02:01 PM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 23 Nov 2011, at 21:08, Lou Burnard wrote:
>> This misses the crucial point that you can't have an<idno>  floating
>> around in space. It has to be inside something for which it supplies the
>> identifier. I think of it as being like xml:id, but using other rules.
> absolutely. this is the point I was trying to make too when I used
> the word "context". its something which must have a meaningful parent
> or  ancestor to which it applies.

I completely misunderstood you -- sorry about that. I thought you meant 
"context within which the id is meaningful", rather than "context to 
which the <idno> applies".


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