The Tristram Shandy challenge could be a yearly event.
> Perhaps somebody should try to to exhaustive tagging of 100 randomly
> chosen pages from Tristram Shandy to figure out what is missing in the
> TEI tag language.
> At a slightly more reflective level, examples like that point to the
> limits of the dogma fundamental to TEI and any other markup language:
> that you can always distinguish between the essential content of an
> element and the contingent form of its representation.
You can always distinguish. And someone may query your distinctions. All
distinctions are essentially contingent. And the TEI Guidelines, because
they are geared to information interchange, suggest documenting where
possible the rationale that underlies the distinctions that are made. And
there is the wonderful "resp" attribute on certain elements ...
Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
A calendar is like a map. And just as maps have insets, calendars in the
21st century might have 'moments' expressed in flat local time fanning out
into "great circles" expressed in earth revolution time.