"Peter C. Gorman" wrote:
> We're producing an e-facsimile edition of a set of surveyors'
> notebooks, in which individual notebooks will comprise <tei.2>
> elements and entry sections will be represented as <div1>s. This
> project is somewhat unusual in that the main access points will be
> geographic areas rather than words in the text.
> Has anyone else applied item-level GIS metadata to TEI texts?
I had rather hoped someone else would take a stab at this (perhaps some
did off list). In lieu of that could I offer a couple of thoughts,
based on some consideration of this problem from an upcoming project...
I would prefer not to add attributes to the <div1> element.
Is there not one of the standard attributes intended to be used as
In other words, if there was an external intermediate data set linked to
the GIS interface and with a key value that could be dropped into the
the TEI file as a <div1> attribute, then you could do the necessary
extract/transform for the search result.
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