[tei-council] TEI TITE question
kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Tue May 8 10:06:20 EDT 2012
We give people shortcut options like <name> and <bibl> instead of
forcing them to think too much by using <forename>, <surname>, and
<biblStruct> because we know that for certain envisioned uses of the
encoded document, these are perfectly sufficient. How do we know that
it's for someone's own good to distinguish various uses of italics?
The situation we are in right now is as if the TEI had only:
(I understand the distinction Gabby made between semantic and
presentational sugar, but now I'm talking about straightforwardness of
On 5/8/2012 9:58 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> Exactly! and also to avoid thinking too much. Thought takes time and
> costs money.
> On 08/05/12 14:43, Gabriel BODARD wrote:
>> To save money on keystrokes, no?
>> On 08/05/2012 13:52, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>>> We shouldn't forget that the Tite extra tags must come from _somewhere_,
>>> not just plucked at random from a fevered brain. Why did that group feel these
>>> were needed?
>>> Sebastian Rahtz
>>> Head of Information and Support Group
>>> Oxford University Computing Services
>>> 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN. Phone +44 1865 283431
>>> Sólo le pido a Dios
>>> que el futuro no me sea indiferente
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