Ron Van Den Branden wrote:
> I agree that if metadata requirements are met, the <group> proposal seems
> most natural. Yet, this seems to imply that the transcription has to occur
> at collection level. Since only full <TEI> texts can be validated, there's
> no way to validate single poems (ie. <text>s)?
This isn't true, if by "validate" you mean "what an XML
You can specify "text" as the start point when validating -- in relaxng
or XML DTD speak (Sorry i dont do XSD, but I'd be surprised if the same
facility isn't there too)
> Well, some of the poems are unique; others occur in different versions. We
> intend to create one parallell-segmented collated version for each of the
> latter poems, thus 'unifying' different <text>s. A collection would then
> consist of the unique poems + the unified versions. In this respect, it
> seemed easier to think of the constituting parts as <TEI> documents.
don't forget that <group> can be nested within <group>s.
> confess, however, this is still at the conception phase, so I might be on
> wrong tracks.