[tei-council] namespaces and customization

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Dec 19 04:11:49 EST 2011

On 19 Dec 2011, at 08:58, James Cummings wrote:
> TEI, unless these attributes are in a non-TEI namespace. So you could 
> add @my:type and @my:subtype to 'eg' and be perfectly TEI conformant, 
> but adding att.typed to 'eg' is an unclean change and thus should be 
> signalled by a namespace.

Amen to that.

Why do want @type on <eg> anyway?  consider using the excellent <exemplum> wrapper
for the job instead.

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