Stuart Brown wrote:
>The first example is certainly a <note>. If you want to keep the longer
>examples as notes as well, then you should redefine the content of <note>
>using the TEI extensions mechanism to permit the structures you want (just
>ripping the content model from <div> would probably be best).
I had not realised, until I read that, that <note> did not allow notes
to span multiple paragraphs, or contain lists, quotes, etc.
Which, for most of the footnotes in the works I've been looking at,
makes the <note> completely useless, and I'm starting to wonder what the
TEI gods were smoking when they designed this thing.
The guidelines actually suggest that you embed footnotes in the point at
which they are referenced, but that's not possible, using <note>, for
anything other than very simple footnotes.
I guess the alternative is to place the footnotes in a separate <div>,
and use a <ptr> or <ref> at the point of reference. Which was my initial
One more thing to fix in P5?
>>>Should you ever try to place a <p> after a sibling-level
>>><div> then the inherent order of the universe will be
>>>disrupted, and Heaven help us all...
Also wrong in my opinion, and NEEDS TO BE FIXED! (And I've read the
arguments already, thanks.)
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