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

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Thu Nov 24 07:42:04 EST 2011

Le 24 nov. 2011 à 13:39, Sebastian Rahtz a écrit :

> On 24 Nov 2011, at 11:48, Laurent Romary wrote:
>>> 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).
> <idno> is a superset of <ident>.  It does the same job, but adds extra semantics, viz that
> not only am I identifying this as an ID in general, but actually as the actual ID of my parent object.

Should they then have the same content model (ident becoming recursive if Idno is)?

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