an alternative would be the DEPCHA approach
(http://gams.uni-graz.at/context:depcha), which is maybe a bit more
lightweight and has the advantage that we are developing methods to
extract linked data from these encodings as well:
Am 12.07.2019 um 10:57 schrieb Frederik Elwert:
> Thanks, Syd, this is really interesting!
> I’d be also interested in suggestions how to do this with bare-bone TEI,
> but the transaction mechanism is definitely something we’ll look into.
> Am 11.07.19 um 21:36 schrieb Syd Bauman:
>> The method described in https://journals.openedition.org/jtei/895 may
>> be overkill for your purposes, but is at the very least interesting.
>>> in a project, colleagues of mine are encoding letters that sometimes
>>> contain trade records, e.g.
>>> We sold 20 pound of wood for 47 £.
>>> This can be encoded by using <measure>:
>>> <p>We sold <measure type="weight" unit="lb" quantity="20"
>>> commodity="wood">20 pound of wood</measure> for <measure type="currency"
>>> unit="GBP" quantity="47">47 £</measure>.</p>
>>> But we are unsure about how to encode the fact that the two measures
>>> belong together, i.e. one is the price for the other. One thing we
>>> thought of was just using @corresp, but I’m always hesitant to recommend
>>> this because of its catch-all nature.
>>> Another approach could be to wrap both in a <seg> or similar that could
>>> have a suitable @type. But this would fail easily if the two measures
>>> are at separate locations in the XML hierarchy, e.g. adjacent paragraphs.
>>> How have others dealt with this kind of information? I’d love to learn
>>> about best-practice examples.
>>> Another question that came up while discussing this is related to the
>>> @commodity attribute: The project also develops a central index/list for
>>> all the commodities that were traded. So it felt wrong to just encode
>>> the commodity as a word when it could point to an entry in the list. The
>>> only thing I could think of was adding a @commodityRef attribute of
>>> datatype teidata.pointer. Are there other recommendations on how to
>>> express this relationship?
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