[tei-council] Disambiguation of <ident> and <idno> (and also <gi>)
lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 24 07:40:38 EST 2011
On 24/11/11 11:48, Laurent Romary wrote:
> Le 24 nov. 2011 à 10:14, Sebastian Rahtz a écrit :
>> On 24 Nov 2011, at 04:53, Laurent Romary wrote:
>>> I unterstand and tend to agree to this notion of context, but how would you tag such an identifier in plain text, like in a discussion about ISBN's, PND's.... or Wikipedia identifiers?
>> just what<ident> is for, surely? it is sugar for<hi rend="identifier">
> That's exactly what I (didn't - indeed) want (ed) to hear from you. From an ontological point of view I don't like so much to see the same object receiving a schizophrenic treatment depending on where it appears (and we do mean the same thing in both cases).
From an ontological point of view, though we have to accept that there
is a difference between "this is an identifier" and "this is the
identifier of this particular object" ... the difference between AN
identifier and THE identifier, if you like
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