[tei-council] Consistency in attribute values

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Fri Nov 25 16:13:57 EST 2011

I propose to change all instances of <idno type="url"> to <idno 
type="URL"> unless I hear dissenting voices in the next few days, on the 
grounds that whatever else we think about <idno> for URLs, consistency 
in the capitalization of attribute values is desirable.


On 11-11-25 09:39 AM, Martin Holmes wrote:
> As requested, here's a list of all the<idno type="url">  in context. All
> the lower-case ones are in the bibliography chapter, and they're all in
> the context of a<biblStruct>  AFAICS. So changing them would only affect
> one chapter. And it looks as though they're legitimate, in the sense
> that they identify their parent<biblStruct>  (although one or two of
> them look like they should actually be type="DOI").
> xml:id: HD24:
> <egXML xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/Examples"><idno
> type="ISSN">0143-3385</idno><idno type="DOI">doi:10.1000/123</idno><idno
> type="URL">http://authority.nzetc.org/463/</idno><idno
> type="LT">Thomason Tract E.537(17)</idno><idno
> type="Wing">C695</idno><idno type="oldCat"><g ref="#sym"/>345</idno></egXML>
> xml:id: BIB:
> <biblStruct xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0"
> xml:id="Burnard1995b"><analytic><author><forename>Lou</forename><surname>Burnard</surname></author><author><forename>C.</forename><forename>Michael</forename><surname>Sperberg-McQueen</surname></author><title
> level="a">The Design of the TEI Encoding
> Scheme</title></analytic><monogr><title level="j">Computers and the
> Humanities</title><imprint><biblScope
> type="vol">29</biblScope><biblScope
> type="issue">1</biblScope><date>1995</date><biblScope
> type="pp">17–39</biblScope></imprint></monogr><idno
> type="url">http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01830314</idno>
> <!--idno type="doi">10.1007/BF01830314</idno--><note>Reprinted in<ptr
> target="#Ide1995b"/>, pp. 17-40</note></biblStruct>

More information about the tei-council mailing list