> Julia Flanders wrote:
>> Since I don't know very much about Jon's project, it's hard for me to
>> say at this point whether the semantic nuance he asks about is
>> pointless, essential, or somewhere in between, but it's certainly an
>> interesting area to explore.
> I'd hazard that Jon's question was prompted (at least in large part)
> due to conversations we've been having about Project Gutenberg's
> efforts to switch to a TEI-based master encoding.
Well, in this case it is for the BookX project. Note that I talked
about contemporary/modern books, not public domain books. It is not
really for the proposed "Digital Text Masters", although
understanding these things will certainly benefit that, too.