> Far be it from me, in any of this to dispute Sebastian's understanding
> of what is and what ought to be.
hey, feel free! I am just a TEI newcomer.
> additional attribute fields for the figure element, including some to
> track the external pointers required when thumbnails stand in for larger
> (or medium *and* large) versions of a figure. Or is there best practice
> for this as well?
I'd have said that would be in the stylesheet; the thumbnail is, after
all, a purely mechanical derivation
> As to the "defective" XSL processor... It has run in the March and May
> versions of the Microsoft XSL processor, which are quite happy with
> treating the entity attribute as just another string of text.
now that really does surprise me. those Microsoft parsers validate, so
must be reading the DTD, which would tell them that @entity is an
ENTITY. they shouldn't spit back the value.