[tei-council] TEI TITE question
kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Tue May 8 10:49:05 EDT 2012
I would support this. But I would go further by offering the Tite
elements as presentational sugar for these suggested values. There's
enough sugar elsewhere in the TEI that no one is going to be confused by
a few more such elements.
On 5/8/2012 10:43 AM, Gabriel BODARD wrote:
> [. . .] If you want better interchangeability, then let's
> argue for a list of recommended values for @rend, rather than for adding
> yet one more way of doing this.
> I would support this argument.
> @rend (rendition) indicates how the element in question was rendered or
> presented in the source text.
> Status Optional
> Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of data.word separated by whitespace
> Values may contain any number of tokens, each of which may contain
> letters, punctuation marks, or symbols, but not word-separating
> characters. Suggested values include:
> This won't force anyone to do this, and it won't break backward
> compatibility or fix the mess that exists in old texts, but it will
> reduce the likelihood in future of values such as "italics", "i", "ii",
> "it", "ital", etc.
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