>> 1) What is the tool used to store the definitions of the TEI elements and
>> how does it handle relations between the different elements? In other
>> words, when Roma compiles a new schema, where does it look up the
> It reads the source of the TEI Guidelines, which is a large
> XML document containing all the definitions. For ease of access
> this is loaded into an eXist XML database, but it could just
> read the XML file.
>> How easy is it for inexperienced users to add/modify TEI
>> elements on that repository?
> users don't/ can't change the core definitions. you change/add
> things in your own customization
What about the people who actually produce the core definitions? For
example, bookbinders who ideally would contribute to our glossary almost
certainly will not have TEI expertise.
>>Can images be inserted as visual examples of
>> what the elements describe in the repository?
> sure. there is a general documentation element
> called <remarks>, which could contain figures.
>> 2) Are the TEI elements translated in other languages?
> not yet. Its an ongoing project. If you want to work
> in this area, let me know!
>> If yes, how is it
>> done? How is the correspondence of the same element in different
> http://www.tei-c.org/118N/ has some material on this.
Is this link broken or is there something wrong with the server?
>> 3) TEI has a fairly limited section on a book's physical description.
>> the list be interested in incorporating more detailed bookbinding
> there is a working group in this area. http://www.tei-c.org/Activies/PB/
> should help.
> hope this helps. I expect others will fill in more details,
> or just ask more questions here.
> Sebastian Rahtz
Laurent Romary got in touch with me about TEI elements for terminologies. I
hope he keeps the list informed about his progress.