Thanks Lou, that's exactly what I needed to know.
Lou Burnard wrote:
> I am not sure that this answers your question, but the last time this
> topic came up, there was a general feeling that one should distinguish
> (at least) the following cases.
> 1. How do I represent a link within a TEI document (which might be
> realised as an active URL if that document appears on the web, or a
> funny symbol if it appears in print, or as something else entirely in an
> 2. How do I represent the way a URL is sometimes used in a digital
> resource, in particular
> (a) as a means of uniquely identifying the resource, analogous to an ISBN
> (b) as a means of specifying where the resource is to be found,
> analogous to a publisher's address?
> My answers to the above are as follows:
> 1. In P4:
> <xptr url="http://wibble.com"/> or
> <ptr target="wibble"/>
> We're still not quite sure on the syntax, but in P5 the distinction
> between <ptr> and <xptr> will probably go away, and you will simply say
> <ptr target="xxxx"/> where xxx is a URI.
> 2 a) In P4 and P5: <idno type="url">http://www.wibble.com</idno>
> b) In P4: you can't do it without misusing the <addrLine> element.
> In P5, you will be able to do something like
> <publisher>Wibble Online Corp.</publisher>
> Does this help at all?
> Stuart A Yeates wrote:
>> I am attempting to mark up some documents from Project Gutenberg
>> documents and generate headers for them. There are two points I would
>> appreciate clarification on:
>> (1) Project Gutenberg has a website (http://www.gutenberg.net/) which I
>> would like to ``link to'' in sensible manner.
>> (2) Project Gutenberg documents of suitable ages have unique urls that
>> are used to identify them (for example
>> http://www.gutenberg.net/1/1/0/4/11044). I would like to indicate that
>> this is BOTH a url/urn and a unique identifier.
>> In both cases it's clear which part of the TEI header the information
>> goes into, but not how to encode it.
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