[tei-council] Fwd: RE: @resp

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Sat Feb 2 12:07:26 EST 2013

On 13-02-02 02:47 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> Tomaz has a good point here. Presumably att.editLike should inherit the
> @source attribute from att.sourced ?
> I am waiting for someone to want @source to be added to att.global...

And that would be me. I can imagine a use-case for virtually any 
element. I'd also like @resp to be global, incidentally -- same 
argument. I need to assign responsibility for <pron>, <seg>, <def> and 
all sorts of other bits and pieces in a dictionary project I'm working on.


> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: RE: @resp
> Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2013 10:09:19 +0100
> From: Tomaz Erjavec <tomaz.erjavec at ijs.si>
> To: 'Lou Burnard' <lou.burnard at retired.ox.ac.uk>
> ...
> @source is the only attribute defined in the att.source class (with
> quote q writing egXML as members).
> But @source is also defined (directly, not via class) as an attribute of
> att.editLike, so in fact quite a lot of other elements already have it.
> Is there any particular reason that it is defined in two different
> places? I'd say it only confuses things.
> And, yes, it would probably be a good idea to have source on even more
> elements, e.g. person and all its descendants.
> Best,
> Tomaž
> -

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