[tei-council] targetLang in att.pointing and schemaSpec
lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 25 10:58:18 EDT 2012
On 25/04/12 15:48, Piotr Bański wrote:
> I wasn't saying "let's change the old one" -- the option of leaving
> both, by analogy to overriding @type, seems acceptable.
No, but Martin was.
> As for whether "targetLang" is great for referring to tags and attribute
> names, well, my point is that the name doesn't suggest anything like
> that to someone who isn't simply used to it. It could just as well be
> used to refer to the language of documentation
That's what @docLang is for
> I'm not pressing in any direction, though if I were forced to take a
> stand, I'd probably vote on "keep both", because I understand the value
> of not modifying stuff that doesn't badly need to be modified, and I see
> certain advantages of maintaining the "target" part of "targetLang" in
> connection with the one used for identifying the language that @target
> points to (your own suggestion, Lou, BTW).
which is why I am also happy with keeping the same name for both attributes!
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