As per Martin's question below, here is mine:
what is to be avoided is whitespace in attribute values. this would make processing okay in xslt, non?
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> Subject: Re: [TEI-L] a signed note
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> You can certainly do that. But it would put parts of the text to be
> encoded into attribute values, which, I guess, is something you want
> to avoid.
> On Jan 22, 2007, at 7:41 AM, Francois Lachance wrote:
> > Martin and company,
> > The <note> elment attributes in conjunction with the <name> element
> > might be available to encode the
> > example with
> > the minimum o ffussing with extensions
> > See:
> > <note resp="author" type="signed"> , , , <name>Martin</name> </note>
> > and the element <name> can provide greater granularity if desired.
> > Conceptually what is key here is to separate out the name from the
> > signing. This example could be adapted
> > to instances where what is present as signature is a set of
> > initials. <name type="initials"> ... </name>.
> > Very useful for the transcription of contracts and other multi-
> > author multi-signer documents.
> > All the best
> > f.
> >> I'm delighted to see that the problem I thought existed not only
> >> exists but has a solution as well.
> >> I'd be inclined to extend the content model for <note> to include
> >> <signed>. The WWP example shows a text with "The Author" set off to
> >> the right corner of the page, and my intuitive readerly response is
> >> that this is so much like a signature that you might as well treat it
> >> as one.
> >> On Jan 21, 2007, at 11:10 AM, Syd Bauman wrote:
> >>>> How would you convert the following fragment into TEI?
> >>>> <note type="foot">This is fact.<signed pn="276">—
> >>>> <smallcap>Author.</
> >>>> smallcap></signed></note>
> >>> Years ago the Women Writers Project found it necessary to
> >>> significantly expand the TEI (then P3) content model for <note>. (We
> >>> presented our customizations in a poster at ACH/ALLC 1999.)
> >>> So our encoding could be:
> >>> <note>
> >>> <p>This is fact.</p>
> >>> <respLine rend="pre(—)case(smallcaps)">Author.</
> >>> respLine>
> >>> </note>
> >>> (I don't know what the pn= attribute is, so I didn't carry it over.)
> >>> The <respLine> element is a renamed <byline> element. <closer> and
> >>> <signed> could be used instead.
> >>> I've put the <note> part of that poster up at
> >>> http://bauman.zapto.org/~syd/temp/
> >>> WWP_1999_note_poster_page_4.pdf, in
> >>> case anyone is interested. (Remember, it's SGML, not XML :-)
> >>> HTH. (And in case it isn't obvious, that was, and this is, written
> >>> with my WWP hat on, not my TEI hat.)
> > --
> > Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
> > http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance
> > Everyone is a little bit crazy; everyone at some time has a
> > learning disability;
> > No one is ever a little bit positive.
Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
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