Michael Beddow writes:
> Euro-compatible, whatever the final outcome for Sterling, so it would be
> unwise for TEI-land to pretend that schemas don't exist and that the
> "hard" DTD will be their currency till Doomsday, no matter what the rest
> of Encodia may do.
For what its worth, there is some effort being expended in
looking at the source of the TEI and considering ways of deriving
schemas. If this comes to anything, I expect to request that the
incoming TEI Technical Council charter a workgroup to really
> I expect I'm in a minority here in that I only became seriously
> interested in getting my own hands dirty with TEI encoding with the
> advent of XML.
I'm with you there. XML brought some *fun* to text markup, with its
slew of interesting and powerful tools. what joy.
> control), and I would hope that a body that can invent something as
> ingenious as our beloved Pizza baker's inclusion and exclusion
> mechanisms could come up with a means of smooth transition to schemas
> without loss of intechangeability, if that is what proves to be needed.
if only anyone except its author actually understood the innards of
the carthage program behind the pizza baker...
> BTW (to take up another point in Karl's 14 July posting) "schemata" and
> such dates from an epoch where it was socially superior to have learned
> both Latin AND Greek at school, and so to know the difference between a
> Latin 1st declension feminine and a Greek neuter. Those days are gone,
no, Michael, say it ain't so!!!!! my last chance at social superiority