On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 13:11, Syd Bauman wrote:
> > publicationStmt/date is the date we published our edition
> > sourceDesc/listbibl[position()=last()]/biblStruct//date is the date
> > of publication of the printed edition we used
> > But the date[s] (putative, derived, range, or whatever) of the
> > original manuscript[s] are not in a stable location. Where is an
> > appropriate place for these in P4?
> I suppose that depends on how you encode things in your <sourceDesc>.
> What else goes in that <listBibl> (or those <listBibl>s? Did you
> really mean "...listBibl[position()=last()]]/biblStruct..." or did
> you mean "...listBibl/biblStruct[position()last()]..."?) besides the
> <biblStruct> of the printed edition used, and in what order?
> If you've got
> <biblStruct><!-- entry for src manuscript --></biblStruct>
> <biblStruct><!-- entry for LA printed edition --></biblStruct>
> <biblStruct><!-- entry for FR translation of above --></biblStruct>
> <biblStruct><!-- entry for microfilm of FR we used for transcription --></biblStruct>
> then //teiHeader/fileDesc/sourceDesc/listBibl/biblStruct//date
> would do you, no?
<bibl><!-- critical editions --></bibl>
<bibl><!-- other classifications --></bibl>
<biblStruct><!-- the edition used in this edition --></biblStruct>
so I really did mean the XPath I wrote. In fact there are <bibl> entries
for the original MS in many cases, but they are intended as verbatim
transcripts of the references given in the <biblStruct> above, which tend
not to give dates, so I'm not happy about disturbing them by adding a
It's only just occurred to me (duh) that adding a date attribute to <bibl>
would solve the problem until P5.