Adrian Petru Dimulescu wrote:
> I think the linux way for installing tei-emacs is :
> * make sure you have either emacs or xemacs installed -- they should be
> there already
> * install the psgml (http://sourceforge.net/projects/psgml/) package
> (which adds xml/tei capabilities to emacs)
This is emacs with psgml, not tei-emacs. Tei-emacs uses nxml-mode now which is
much better in its continual schema-based validation (in my opinion).
> You can do both either by compiling things from source and installing
> manually or -- better and faster -- by using the package management
> system of your linux distribution.
On debian, and debian-like systems such as ubuntu the easiest way is to add the
following to your /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://tei.oucs.ox.ac.uk/teideb binary/
Then do an apt-get update followed by an apt-get install tei-emacs I did this
just yesterday under Ubuntu and it worked fine.
(Well, I encountered one problem, in that in nxml's continual validation it
was looking for /usr/share/xml/tei/schema/relaxng/p4/teixlite.rnc which didn't
exist with the packages I had installed. So I copied it from the website
instead, http://www.tei-c.org.uk/Lite/DTD/teixlite.rnc and that seems to have
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