Am 17.05.2012 16:35, schrieb Sebastian Rahtz:
> There seems to be a common use of<milestone> to capture
> horizontal rules, pointing hands in margins, and such like textual
> things which break up a text in some way.
Horizontal rules, too? In TEI Tite one would certainly use <ornament>.
And when I asked for the canonical equivalent of <ornament> I learned
that <ornament> is converted to <figure>
So where does the common use of <milestone> comes from? It seems abusive
> Unfortunately, the existing tools of @n, @rend and @unit are
> all slightly inadequate to capture what is essentially free text.
> This has come up several times here, I think.
> I wonder what people think of allowing<milestone> to contain
> a<label> element? for which you really do want to say
> here is a thing which is definitely a milestone, but is marked
> by the phrase "70 years Captivity"
> and when<milestone unit='yearscaptivity' n="70"/> is
> both mad and not expressive enough.
> Sebastian Rahtz
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